CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire man who fired at police during a standoff in December has been sentenced to serve at least 10 years in prison.

Ryan Brouillard pleaded guilty to 16 charges and was sentenced on Thursday in court in Concord. The presiding judge agreed with the prosecution’s recommendation of a sentence of a minimum of 10 years in prison.

Brouillard’s attorneys argued for a sentence of seven to 14 years.

The 34-year-old was arrested and charged in Concord after Franklin police launched a manhunt for him after they say he fired at police officers during a standoff. No one was injured during the standoff.

Franklin Police Chief David Goldstein says he’s pleased with the sentence, saying it sends a message that police officers and the public need to be protected.

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