John Hinckley J., the man who tried to assassinate the American president, will be released soon Ronald Reagan in 1981 to impress actress Jodi Foster.
According to the APE-MPE, the man can be free, without restrictive conditions, in June 2022.
According to court documents, a federal judge approved today an agreement between the Department of Justice and Hinckley, who was released from a psychiatric clinic in 2016 after 30 years in detention.
Restrictive conditions against him will be lifted in full in nine months, provided he continues to respect them and remains “mentally stable,” Judge Paul Friedman said during a hearing.
How the assassination attempt was made
Hinckley, now 66, shot Reagan as he was leaving the Hilton Hotel in Washington on March 30, 1981. He had said he wanted to impress actress Jodie Foster, whom he had seen in the movie The Taxi Driver.
He had been found criminally irresponsible by US justice.
One of the bullets had penetrated the presidential armored limousine and had injured Ronald Reagan in the chest, close to the heart.
Three other people were injured, including James Brady, the then White House spokesman.