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.
Updated: March 30, 2011 at 2:36 PM
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WAP82102802-28 NOVEMBER 1982-WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: The FBI 10/28 released this self-portrait of John Hinkley who attempted to assassinate President Reagan in March, 1981. The picture was made with a polaroid camera and was part of the evidence used in Hinckley's trail. (UPI Photo/Files)
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