(WASHINGTON) — John Hinckley, Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was granted “full-time convalescent leave” and will be released from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he has been in treatment.
A federal judge has granted the leave, which will begin as early as Aug. 5, according to court documents. He is permitted to reside full-time in Williamsburg, Virginia, with his mother at her home.
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