Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting, affidavit says

Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting, affidavit says

10/23/2021 6:02:00 AM

Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting, affidavit says

The assistant director yelled 'cold gun' before the shooting that killed Halyna Hutchins, 42, and wounded director Joel Souza on the set, a search warrant document says.

Baldwin, 63, on Friday said that he was heartbroken and fully cooperating in the investigation."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

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.No charges have been filed in the case.The search warrant document was filed as authorities sought to gather video, photos, firearms, clothing and other evidence. First Judicial District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said Friday the case is still in its preliminary state of investigation.

Oct. 22, 202103:21Audio released Friday from a 911 call shows someone reported that two people had been shot by a prop gun on the set."We were rehearsing, and it went off and I ran out. We all ran out," the caller says."They were doubled over — the AD and the camerawoman, and the director."

Hutchins was flown by helicopter to University of New Mexico Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Souza was taken by ambulance to a hospital and has since been released.The search warrant document says that Hutchins was shot in the chest and Souza, who was struck in the shoulder, was behind her.

The on-set shooting has prompted at least one other production to end the use of weapons that could potentially carry live ammunition.The showrunner of the ABC police drama"The Rookie" said it will no longer use"live" weapons— instead using airsoft guns and adding the muzzle flashes with computers later. Airsoft guns fire plastic pellets.

"Any risk is too much risk," showrunner Alexi Hawley wrote in a memo to staff, the contents of which were confirmed by network representatives. Read more: »

Loaded or not, where in the script does it call for Baldwin to aim at and shoot the photography director? 🤔 this is so freaking sad 😭 Any fool checks his weapon not just except it as it is. This was unfortunate, someone set this up to happen, maybe not as it did, someone was setup to die. Remember when the liberals at SNL made fun of Dick Cheney after his hunting accident?

Whoever checked the gun before it was used made a Terrible Mistake. We're they part of the movie scene! They weren't actors were they? Don't understand why they were shot nice cover for his negligence

Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, Injured DirectorAlec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a set in New Mexico on Thursday, accidentally killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. The incident occurred on the set of “R… Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed in an incident involving a prop gun on the set of “Rust,” an Alec Baldwin film that was shooting in New Mexico on Thursday. the irony remains, the guy used to call Trump a murderer, but he became a This is so sad — poor woman lost her light. Poor Alec has to live with this 😌😌😌😌😌😌🥺

Halyna Hutchins' Husband Calls Alec Baldwin 'Very Supportive''I have spoken with Alec Baldwin and he is being very supportive.'

'Supportive' Alec Baldwin speaking to Halyna Hutchins' husband after shootingThe husband of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins has spoken to Alec Baldwin after the actor accidentally killed the mum-of-one on the set of his new film when a prop gun misfired

Halyna Hutchins' Husband Speaks Out After Her Death, Says He's Been In Contact with Alec Baldwin“He is being very supportive,' Hutchins said of Baldwin (via toofab) TooFab Unsafe work conditions TooFab I really feel bad for him. 🙏🏾 TooFab

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins Dies at 42 After Prop Gun Incident on Alec Baldwin FilmThe Ukrainian-born, Los Angeles-based director of photography's credits include the indie films 'Archenemy,' 'Blindfire' and 'The Mad Hatter.' Many in the industry are saying the gun was not a prop by definition.. and that it was a real gun with planks 👀 This should have been avoided and could have been which is very frustrating. My prayers go out to her friends and family. No more realistic guns with real looking gunfire shots from blanks on set. It doesn't have to look 100% real, just make it look real enough with a dummy airsoft gun with vfx for the gunfire, safety is far more important than absolute realism. Rest In Peace

Tributes pour in for Halyna Hutchins after crew member is killed by Alec BaldwinCinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot dead by Alec Baldwin on the set of Rust on Thursday when the actor fired a prop gun he reportedly didn't know had live rounds in