The Reagan assassination attempt 30 years later (11 images)
On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. shot six bullets in an attempt to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. Of six shots fired, Reagan was hit, as well as Press Secretary James Brady, D.C. Police Officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy. In 1982, Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Agents tend to Presidential Press Secretary James Brady and a wounded police office after subduing John Hinckley Jr. (right background), who got off six rounds at President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981. Photo by Don Rypka/UPI
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