Everything We Know About the Accidental Shooting on Alec Baldwin's Movie Set
On Thursday, Oct. 21, an accidental shooting occurred on the set of the Alec Baldwin movie Rust, killing Halyna Hutchins and injuring Joel Souza.
, citing its own sources, previously reported there were two misfires of a prop gun days before the shooting, and that six hours before the fatal incident, union camera operators and their assistants walked off the job to protest working conditions.Production company Rust Movie Productions, LLC has not commented about the alleged walkout. In a statement to E! News, the group said it was "not made aware of any official complaints concerning weapon or prop safety on set." However, the company said it will conduct "an internal review of our procedures while production is shut down."
"The safety of our cast and crew is the top priority of Rust Productions and everyone associated with the company," the statement read. "We will continue to cooperate with the Santa Fe authorities in their investigation and offer mental health services to the cast and crew during this tragic time."
According to NBC News, investigators are seeking to question three workers who were tasked with ensuring Baldwin's gun was loaded with blanks.Additionally, the outlet obtained a call sheet for Thursday's production, which lists the three individuals as the "property master, property key assistant/armorer, and property assistant." headtopics.com
Tobey Bayes, business agent for Hollywood property masters union IATSE Local 44, told the outlet that the three individuals listed are not members of the union.WatchAlec Baldwin "Discharged" Prop Gun That Killed Crew MemberRust's second assistant director,
Tim Barrera, told NBC News that he could not comment on the property masters who were on set on Thursday, stating, "I'm not in charge of the hiring process." Read more: E! News »
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Thinking about how Brandon Lee died, something should be done to end this havoc I'll tell you one thing, this wasn't an accident. It was Negligence! Liberal AlecBaldwln____ doesn't know a thing about guns and this is the end result. He should be held accountable.
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