The gunman who laid siege to a Brisbane mall is to be sentenced.
Yesterday, it was revealed the gun Lee Hillier was carrying in Queen Street Mall had no bullets.
Emmy Kubainski is outside court in Brisbane.
Good morning, Emmy.
What do these pictures show?
And what punishment is he facing?
Prosecutors are calling for Lee Hillier to be jailed for eight years.
He has pleaded guilty to over a dozen serious charges, including assaulting police while armed, going armed to cause fear, and possessing an unlicensed firearm, but his defence lawyer told the judge that the father of two would never have hurt anyone and had no reason to cause fear to innocent bystanders.
They've called for leniency, asking he be given a jail sentence of between three and four years.
The court heard that police finally ended this stand-off by shooting at Lee Hillier with live rounds.
He was shot twice in the hand and shoulder.
His defence lawyer is argued that those injuries should be regarded as punishment but the judge found this a little odd from a man who repeatedly asked for police to kill him.
This isn't the first time he's been in trouble with the law.
It certainly hasn't.
Lee Hillier has been in and out of jail since he was 17.
Previous convictions include weapon and drug possession offences.
On the day he brought the heart of Brisbane to its knees than 90 minutes, Lee Hillier told the court he had hit rock bottom, but he has now taken responsibility for what happened, and he wants to do the