WASHINGTON (AP) - In a story Sept. 19 about President Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a judge ordered a Virginia facility called People's Place to say how it plans to proceed in his case. It is St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, which oversees Hinckley's care, that the judge ordered to say how it wants to proceed.
A corrected version of the story is below:
John Hinckley case on hold for hospital reply
Judge: DC hospital must decide how to proceed in case involving Reagan shooter John Hinckley
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A judge in Washington is ordering a psychiatric hospital caring for John Hinckley to decide how to proceed with a request to expand the time he spends away.
Hinckley shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
In late 2011 and early 2012, lawyers spent two weeks discussing plans that would expand Hinckley's release privileges from Washington's St. Elizabeths Hospital beyond the 10-day stretches he is allowed at his mother's home in Virginia.
Part of the plan was that Hinckley would attend group programs at People's Place in Williamsburg, Va., but it has since withdrawn its participation.
Judge Paul Friedman is giving St. Elizabeths until Oct. 19 to say how it plans to proceed.
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