Men sentenced following attempted murder in Glasgow
Two men responsible for the attempted murder of a man in Glasgow in 2019 have been jailed.
At Glasgow High Court on Wednesday, 12 May, 2021, Samuel Maxwell, 33, and Malcolm Cumlin, 31, were sentenced to 9 years in prison each following the attack on 8 August, 2019.
The victim, who at the time, was 31-years-old, was on Maryhill Road, near to Glencloy Street, when he was approached by two men and attacked with a weapon.
Detective Chief Inspector John Morrison said: “This was a targeted and violent attack which left a man with serious injuries. Their actions could have cost the man his life and we welcome them being brought to account for their actions.
“Following the incident we issued an appeal for the help of the public and I would like to thank everyone who came forward to assist.
“I would also like to thank the victim and hope that this sentencing will offer him some comfort.
"We are committed to bringing perpetrators of violence to justice and providing all the necessary support and assistance to victims of such offences."