On March 30, 1981, at 2:25 p.m. local time,[1] Hinckley shot a .22 caliber Röhm RG-14 revolver six times at Reagan as he left the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., after the president addressed an AFL–CIO conference.
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Coming home that day after highschool I was shocked about (visual) news on German TV. I took photographs directly.

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Hinckley wounded police officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy, and critically wounded press secretary James Brady. Hinckley did not hit Reagan directly, but seriously wounded him when a bullet ricocheted off the side ....

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Hinckley did not try to flee and was arrested at the scene.
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All of the shooting victims survived. Brady was hit in the right side of the head, and endured a long recuperation period, remaining paralyzed on the left side of his body[9] until his death on August 4, 2014.
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Hinckley became obsessed with (Jodie Foster) the 1976 film Taxi Driver, in which disturbed protagonist, Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), plots to assassinate a presidential candidate. To Jodie...

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