Alec Baldwin says he's 'fully cooperating with police' after fatal shooting on Rust set

The actor made his first public statement since a shooting on the set of his new film resulted in the death of the movie's director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, 42.

22/10/2021 11:31:00 PM

'There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours,' Baldwin tweeted on Friday. 9News

The actor made his first public statement since a shooting on the set of his new film resulted in the death of the movie's director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, 42.

on Thursday (6.50am Friday AEDT)."There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours," Baldwin tweeted on Friday."I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna."

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Alec Baldwin says his 'heart is broken' for family of dead cinematographer Halyna HutchinsThe 63-year-old 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live actor was seen distraught outside the sheriff's office after what his spokesperson called a misfire of a prop gun. Praying for all involved! Unbelievably cruel & distasteful that you ran the headline ‘Alec Baldwin shots & kills crew member’ across the bottom of the screen on News 24. Absolutely disgusted by this callousness. I read that Trumpis ghouls are celebrating this happening was it to appeal to them? Hideous. Two questions 1 why is a real gun used as a prop when it's easy to make an inoperative replica 2 Why was he pointing and discharging a gun pointed at a person prop or otherwise.

Alec Baldwin says ‘my heart is broken’ after fatal movie set shootingHollywood star Alec Baldwin said “my heart is broken” after a cinematographer died when he fired a prop gun on a movie set, adding that he was co-operating with a police investigation to determine how the incident occurred.

Alec Baldwin allegedly shoots and kills director of photography on set of his latest filmMovie star Alec Baldwin allegedly shoots and kills the director of photography on the set of his latest film in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In an accident. Correct the awful headline, you’re better than that This tweet and headline is completely misleading, it was clearly a complete accident

Alec Baldwin says his 'heart is broken' for family of dead cinematographer Halyna HutchinsThe 63-year-old 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live actor was seen distraught outside the sheriff's office after what his spokesperson called a misfire of a prop gun. Praying for all involved! Unbelievably cruel & distasteful that you ran the headline ‘Alec Baldwin shots & kills crew member’ across the bottom of the screen on News 24. Absolutely disgusted by this callousness. I read that Trumpis ghouls are celebrating this happening was it to appeal to them? Hideous. Two questions 1 why is a real gun used as a prop when it's easy to make an inoperative replica 2 Why was he pointing and discharging a gun pointed at a person prop or otherwise.

Film crew member dead after prop gun shooting incident involving Alec BaldwinThe prop firearm was discharged by actor and producer Baldwin, 63, according to the Santa Fe County Sherriff's Office. 9News

Film crew member dead after prop gun shooting incident involving Alec BaldwinA female crew member has died and another injured following an accident involving a prop firearm on the New Mexico set of the film Rust in the US. Alec, the darling of leftist media 9NewsAdel Bad OH&S on that film set. Now that’s how you fire the crew.

Alec Baldwin has made his first public statement since a fatal shooting on the set of his new film on Thursday (6.50am Friday AEDT). "There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours," Baldwin tweeted on Friday. "I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna." A distraught Alec Baldwin lingers in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's offices on Camino Justicia after being questioned on Oct. 20, 2021 about a shooting when a prop gun misfired earlier in the day on a local movie set. (AP) The actor was in New Mexico filming Rust " which he's starring in and producing. Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set that resulted in the death of Halyna Hutchins, 42, the film's director of photography, according to investigators. Director Joel Souza, 48, was also injured in the incident and transported to Christus St. Vincent's Regional Medical Centre by ambulance for care. The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said the investigation "remains open and active" and no charges have been filed. "According to investigators, it appears that the scene being filmed involved the use of a prop firearm when it was discharged," a statement from law enforcement read. A distraught Alec Baldwin lingers in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's offices on Camino Justicia after being questioned on Oct. 20, 2021 about a shooting when a prop gun misfired earlier in the day on a local movie set. (AP) This aerial video image provided by KOAT 7 News, shows Santa Fe County Sheriff's Officers responding to the scene of a fatal accidental shooting at a Bonanza Creek, Ranch movie set near Santa Fe, N.M. Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Authorities say a woman has been killed and a man injured Thursday after they were shot by a prop firearm at a movie set outside Santa Fe. The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office says a 42-year-old woman was airlifted to a hospital, where she died, while a 42-year-old man was (AP) "Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged." Production accidents, despite safety measures, have happened before. While filming the movie The Crow in 1993, actor Brandon Lee, the son of Bruce Lee, was killed in a prop gun shooting accident. Even blank ammunition can be deadly if fired at close range. In 1984, actor John-Eric Hexum was playing around with a gun on the set of "Cover Up: Golden Opportunity" and died after putting the gun to his head and pulling the trigger. Continue reading