Judge Orders Hinckley Release in Reagan Shooting

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John Hinckley Jr., the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge ruled today, the Associated Press reports. Hinckley is ready to live in the community, said Judge Paul Friedman, granting him full convalescent leave that shall begin no sooner than Aug. 5. The ruling comes . . .

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