Clearlake Man Shot by Police in Hostage Situation

A Clearlake man was shot and wounded by police yesterday…

Police responded to a home on 18th Avenue where 25-year-old Brenden Fanucchi, was was armed with a gun and holding a female hostage inside the garage. Officers attempted to talk with Fanucchi and tried to get him to surrender. At one point, when it appeared the woman’s life was in danger, shots were fired. Fanucchi suffered apparent gunshot wounds and was flown to an out-of-county hospital. An officer on scene suffered a minor injury but it was not related to gunshots.