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.
WAP82061201-12 JUNE 82- WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: Some of the exhibits in the trial of John W, Hinckley Jr. were made available to the media June 12 for observation. Here is the gun taken from Hinckley at the scene of the Reagan shooting and a copy of "Taxi driver," that belonged to Hinckley. (UPI Photo/Files)