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.
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WAP86032901-29 MARCH 1986-WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: John Hinckley Jr. the man convicted of trying to kill the president that fateful day, is see in this undated photo standing across from the White House. Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity and currently confined to a maximum security unit at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. (UPI Photo/Files)
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