Affidavit Reveals Alec Baldwin Was Told Prop Gun In Fatal Shooting On Set Was Safe

Affidavit Reveals Alec Baldwin Was Told Prop Gun In Fatal Shooting On Set Was Safe

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Alec
Baldwin’s
upcoming
film

Rust

is
making
headlines
due
to
a
fatal
incident
on
set.
While
filming
for
a
scene
Alec
reportedly
used
a
prop
gun
which
misfired
fatally
shooting
cinematographer
Halyna
Hutchins
and
injuring
director
Joel
Souza.

alec baldwin, Halyna Hutchins

The
filming
taking
place
in
northern
New
Mexico
has
been
halted
as
police
are
investigating
the
set.
According
to
a
recent
report,
the
assistant
director
who
handed
Alec
the
gun
out
of
three
prop
guns
from
the
film’s
armoured
was
not
aware
it
was
loaded.

While
handing
over
to
the
actor
he
yelled,
“Cold
gun” which
is
supposed
to
indicate
that
the
gun
did
not
have
any
live
rounds
in
it,
according
to
an
affidavit
signed
by
Detective
Joel
Cano
of
the
Santa
Fe
County
sheriff’s
office.
The
affidavit
did
not
specify
what
kind
of
ammunition
the
gun
had
been
loaded
with.

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Baldwin’s
Film
Set

Juan
Rios,
a
spokesperson
for
the
sheriff’s
office,
said
that
the
investigation
“remains
active
and
ongoing”
and
that
on
Friday
afternoon
(October
22),
“detectives
entered
the
movie
set
today
and
continue
to
interview
potential
witnesses.”

The
detectives
are
reportedly
seeking
additional
evidence
that
could
help
shed
light
on
the
events
leading
up
to
the
fatal
shooting.
The
department
believes
footage
or
video
captured
during
the
filming,
computer
and
cellphones
left
on
set,
as
well
as
other
firearms
and
ammunition
could
help
conclude
the
investigation.

Notably,
Halyna
Hutchins
was
struck
in
the
chest
and
flown
to
the
University
of
New
Mexico
Hospital
in
Albuquerque,
where
she
died.
Meanwhile,
Joel
Souza
was
shot
in
the
shoulder
area
and
was
taken
to
Christus
St.
Vincent
Regional
Medical
Center
in
Santa
Fe.

Alec Baldwin Reveals He Is 'Cooperating With Police' After Deadly Prop Gun Incident, Says My Heart Is BrokenAlec
Baldwin
Reveals
He
Is
‘Cooperating
With
Police’
After
Deadly
Prop
Gun
Incident,
Says
My
Heart
Is
Broken

The
film
Rust’s
plot
also
follows
the
leading
man
on
the
run
after
an
accidental
killing.
Set
in
1880s
Kansas
follows
a
13-year-old
boy
who
has
to
take
care
of
himself
and
his
younger
brother
after
his
parents
die.
He
goes
on
the
run
with
his
grandfather
after
he
is
sentenced
to
be
hanged
for
accidentally
killing
a
rancher.

Story first published: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 15:10 [IST]

Original news source Credit: www.filmibeat.com



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