Brian Charles Claunch (7185)



9/22/2012: In a controversial and well-publicized incident, police were called to the "Healing Hands Assisted Home Care" facility to help calm down Claunch, a schizophrenic double amputee confined to a wheelchair. Claunch threatened one of the officers with a ballpoint pen. Another officer shot him to death. One of six excessive force cases in Houston investigated by the DOJ; the shooter had killed another unidentified suspect on Oct 10, 2009. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/amputee-shot-police-had-battled-mental-illness

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