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Mall gunman to be sentenced

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A gunman who shut down Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall last year will be sentenced today.

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The gunman who shutdown Brisbane's Queen Street Mall last year will be sentenced today.

Lee Matthew Hillier pleaded guilty to seven firearms and assault offences relating to the March incident where he produced a gun in the city's busiest shopping strip.

Thousands of workers and shoppers fled as heavily armed police and negotiators moved in.

The 90-minute stand-off only came to an end when police shot him with bean bag bullets.

A psychiatrist's report is expected to be taken into consideration in today's sentence.

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