New Info Emerges As One Left Dead, Another Critical in Prop Gun Shooting Involving Alec Baldwin – Opinion

There was a horrible incident on the set of a movie named “Rust” which was being filmed with actor Alec Baldwin, 63, in New Mexico.

Baldwin fired a gun from which he reportedly killed Halyna HUTCHINS, 42-year-old cinematographer, and seriously injured Joel Souza 48, 48. Souza was receiving treatment at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, Santa Fe. Baldwin is said to be in tears upon hearing about the incident.

RedState now has more information. RedState was told by sources in industry that IATSE Local 44 sent an email on Thursday night, stating that Baldwin shot one round. Baldwin was questioned by police about the circumstances of the shooting. The incident has not led to any criminal charges. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said they were still interviewing witnesses. It was determined that the incident wasn’t accidental. “The Sheriff’s office is referring to this incident as a shooting investigation,” Sheriff’s spokesman Juan Rios said. “That detail will be addressed by detectives as they work their case.” The Sheriff’s office did say that the shooting occurred “during filming of a scene.”

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“The entire cast and crew has been absolutely devastated by today’s tragedy, and we send our deepest condolences to Halyna’s family and loved ones,” a spokesperson for Rust Movies Productions LLC said in a statement obtained by Deadline.

“We have halted production on the film for an undetermined period of time and are fully cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Department’s investigation,” the statement continued. “We will be providing counseling services to everyone connected to the film as we work to process this awful event.”

Baldwin also co-produced the Western movie. After being convicted for an accidental killing, Baldwin plays Harland Rust, an outlaw who attempts to free his grandson, 13 years old.

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