Alec Baldwin killed his movie’s director of pictures Halyna Hutchins when a prop gun misfired, according to a local sheriff in New Mexico.
The prop gun misfired, in line with Deadline, when Baldwin was holding it on the New Mexico set of the film Rust.
A information launch from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies “had been dispatched to the Bonanza Creek Ranch film set of the western ‘Rust,’ October 21, 2021, when a 911 caller reported a taking pictures on the set.”
The sheriff’s workplace “confirms that two people had been shot on the set of Rust. Halyna Hutchins, 42, director of pictures and Joel Souza, 48, director, had been shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer and actor.”
Here’s what it is advisable know:
No Charges Have Been Filed
Hutchins was “transported, through helicopter, to University of New Mexico Hispital the place she was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Mr. Souza was transported by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional medical Center the place he’s present process therapy for his inuries.”
The investigation “stays open and lively. No prices have been filed in regard to this incident. Witnesses proceed to be interviewed by detectives.”
It’s not but clear whether or not there may be any prison culpability. “Deputies say the incident occurred when a prop gun was discharged on #Rust set – wanting into how and what sort of projectile was discharged. @KOB4,” tweeted Mentus.
Pictures emerged of the 2 victims.
Tessa Mentus, KOB4 night anchor, wrote on Twitter, “MAJOR #UPDATE: @santafesheriff confirms actor and producer of #Rust, Alec Baldwin, discharged the prop gun on set that killed the movie’s director of pictures, Halyna Hutchins (42), and injured the movie’s director, Joel Souza (48). @KOB4.”