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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.
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WAP86032401-24 MARCH 1986-WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: Presidential assailant John Hinckley, Jr. leaves court March 24th. A judge denied Hinckley's plea for more freedom at the mental hospital where he is committed, rejecting his claim that his mental illness is "in remission." (UPI Photo/Files)
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