TWO brothers shot by police during a violent confrontation at Barnawartha North last year have been jailed.
Joshua Clavell, who drove a car into a police vehicle at the Richardsons Bend campground on June 12, before being shot, was jailed for four years and eight months in the County Court on Monday.
He had armed himself with a hatchet before being shot by an injured officer, who had been flung into rocks by the force of the car crash.
Joshua had "rapidly" run at the officer, who the court heard was in "extreme fear" of being stabbed and killed.
The 31-year-old was ordered to serve three years before becoming eligible for parole by Judge Martine Marich.
His younger brother, Joel, who stalked police for several minutes before running at officers with a knife and being shot, was ordered to serve 21 months in jail.
He could be seen in police body camera video footage saying Islamic phrases and talking of becoming a martyr as police tried to talk him into dropping his weapon.
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Both men had been at the campground for Ramadan for about a month, with the older man wanted by counter terror police.
The pair had previously been living in Albury, and officers had a chance encounter with the pair at the Barnawartha service station.
The younger brother must serve a two year community corrections order once released and undergo treatment to reduce his likelihood of reoffending.
Judge Marich said Joshua's behaviour in driving at the police car was "reprehensible" and showed a willingness to take part in a violent confrontation.
Both are still injured from the shooting with bullets lodged in their bodies.
The younger man came close to dying and required a massive blood transfusion.
Despite their actions and their dislike of police, officers immediately provided first aid to the pair once they stopped being a threat.
Their violent father, Rodney Clavell, died during a siege in Adelaide in 2014.
Joshua Clavell has multiple priors but Joel hadn't come to police attention.
The judge said his age, lack of priors and need for rehabilitation moderated her sentence.
Joel will have to abide by a curfew for the first six months of his release from prison early next year and undergo mental heath treatment.
He plans to work in Reservoir and his movements will be electronically monitored.
A Rutherglen officer involved in the shooting of says he has experienced post traumatic stress symptoms and constant intrusive thoughts, with the incident placing strain on his family.
Judge Marich said the police member is considering his future in the job and had been seeing a psychologist following the incident.
The County Court heard the leading senior constable had taken time off work and had suffered insomnia, irritability, and an inability to concentrate on simple tasks.
The younger Clavell had run at the officer and two other Rutherglen members while armed.
The court had previously heard the officers were in "extreme fear for their lives" with Clavell getting within five or six feet of the police before being dropped by three bullets.
"The police members in attendance were in fear of their safety and the safety of their colleagues as a result of the aggressive, violent and unpredictable behaviour of Joel Clavell," the prosecution said.
Police Association of Victoria secretary Wayne Gatt recently told The Border Mail the case showed the unpredictable nature of the job.
"They had to respond with force to save themselves," he said.
Clavell received critical injuries and had to be airlifted to the Alfred Hospital.
Despite being armed and running at police, the 20-year-old felt the police response was "extreme", while the judge raised concerns about his ongoing disdain for authority.
He remained "unsure whether (he) can trust police or authorities", she said.
The 20-year-old has himself experienced PTSD symptoms, flashbacks, nightmares and a state of hyperarousal following the confronting incident.