Crazed man shot after trying to kill police officers with crossbow is jailed
A CRAZED lout who was shot by police after firing a crossbow at officers during a siege at his flat has been jailed for nine years.
Jamie Thomson, 25, was involved in a stand-off which nearly seven hours in which he assaulted police officers who were called by concerned neighbours in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire.
The High Court in Glasgow heard last month how police were called after neighbours complained of Thomson causing bother outside his flat at about 5.45am last March 12.
The court heard how officers were forced to launch a full scale firearms operation in a bid to deal with the crook.
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