'Rust' director Joel Souza says he's 'gutted' by the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins

'Rust' director Joel Souza says he's 'gutted' by the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins

10/24/2021 1:17:00 AM

'Rust' director Joel Souza says he's 'gutted' by the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins

The director speaks following the death of his cinematographer, killed by a prop gun on set in New Mexico.

Advertisement“I am humbled and grateful by the outpouring of affection we have received from our filmmaking community, the people of Santa Fe, and the hundreds of strangers who have reached out,” Souza said. “It will surely aid in my recovery. “Souza, 48, was injured in the shooting and taken to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe. He was released from the hospital on Friday.

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Late Friday, Matt Hutchins, Halyna’s husband, shareda statementcommemorating his wife.“Halyna inspired us all with her passion and vision, and her legacy is too meaningful to encapsulate in words,” he said on Twitter. “Our loss is enormous, and we ask that the media please respect my family’s privacy as we process our grief. We thank everyone for sharing images and stories of her life.”

In aseries of tweetsFriday, Baldwin said he had “no words to convey my shock and sadness.”“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,” he added. “My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.” headtopics.com

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