Alec Baldwin Accidentally Kills Cinematographer After Firing A Prop Gun On Film Set

The incident occurred on location at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico

10/22/2021 11:30:00 AM

Alec Baldwin Accidentally Kills Cinematographer After Firing A Prop Gun On Film Set

The incident occurred on location at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico

Getty ImagesAlec Baldwin has accidentally killed a cinematographer and injured a director after he discharged a prop gun on the set of his new film, authorities confirm.Reutersreports the Santa Fe Sheriff's Department has confirmed the actor shot photography director Halyna Hutchins and the film's director Joel Souza on location at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, New Mexico.

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It’s believed Hutchins was immediately taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.Meanwhile, Souza is currently undergoing treatment at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical. It’s unknown at this stage what injuries he has incurred.

Halyna Hutchins, photography directorMat HaywardGetty ImagesThe Santa Fe Sheriff's Department has stated that no charges have been filed. The investigation into what happened on the set is ongoing and witnesses continue to be interviewed by detectives. The office said in a statement: ‘The investigation remains open and active.’ headtopics.com

A spokesperson for Baldwin toldnews agency the shooting involved the misfiring of a prop gun with blanks. The term 'blank’ is shortened from the term blank cartridge/shell - a tube or case which contains a bullet.Baldwin is currently filming and co-producing the film titled

Rust, which is set in the 1880s. The actor plays a grandfather of a 13-year-old boy who has been convicted of an accidental killing. Read more: ELLEUK »

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Alec Baldwin accidentally shoots woman dead as prop gun misfires on film setAlec Baldwin has been named as the person who fired the 'prop' gun on the set of Rust which killed a woman and injured a man What? Totally destroyed by this news. Someone lost their life. Who is to blame? Arnold__Simon Good grief. How awful for all involved.

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