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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WAP81082401-24 AUGUST 1981- WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: John W. Hinckley was indicted August 24th by a Fedral Grand Jury on charges of attempting to assassinate President Reagan March 30. Hinckley was also charged with wounding Press Secretary james Brady ,D. C. Policeman Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy. (UPI Photo/Files)
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