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United Kingdom

10 January 2001

Press Association (UK)

A suicidal gun club member who was shot while pointing a handgun at police marksmen was today jailed for two-and-a-half years after admitting firearms charges. David Thynne wanted the officers to kill him after a drunken row with his mistress but survived when he was hit by just two rounds of a seven-shot volley fired by police, Birmingham Crown Court heard. The 44-year-old, who spent 16 days in hospital after being shot in the ankle and stomach last July, shouted... (

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