Funeral to be held for wheelchair-bound man shot by officer

October 1, 2012 5:58:59 AM PDT
Funeral services will be held today for the wheelchair-bound man at the center of a controversial police shooting.

A public visitation for Brian Claunch will be held at the Carnes Funeral Home on Indiana Street at 9am. Claunch was a double-amputee with a history of mental illness.

Police say Officer Mathew Marin shot and killed Claunch during a confrontation at his private care home. Marin says Claunch had his partner cornered and feared he was going to stab him with what turned out to be a ballpoint pen.

The FBI is investigating.

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