The Man Who Tried To Assassinate Ronald Reagan Will Be Released After 35 Years
A federal judge ruled that John Hinckley Jr. is no longer a threat to himself or society.
(BuzzFeedNews) -A federal judge ordered Wednesday that John Hinckley Jr., the man who attempted to assassinate former President Ronald Reagan and shot three people in 1981, be freed from psychiatric hospital care after 35 years of detainment.
Hinckley, now 61 years old, will live under the care of his 90-year-old mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, from as early as August 5, US District Judge Paul Friedman ordered in the ruling. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.