Alec Baldwin fired a 45-caliber Colt pistol loaded with a bullet that accidentally killed Helena Hutchins, director of photography for “Rust.” The same shell also hit director Joel Sousa in the shoulder, injuring the director, write to Reuters.
The information was provided on Wednesday by Adan Mendoza, the mayor of Santa Fe County, where western.
At a press conference, the Santa Fe Sheriff said that 500 cartridges and three firearms were collected on the film’s set — including the pistol used by Alec Baldwin.
This all happened during filming, when the 63-year-old actor was rehearsing for a scene on set, thinking the gun was empty, as the assistant director assured him it was “cold” when he passed it into Baldwin’s hands.
The Santa Fe Sheriff said Alec Baldwin is cooperating with the investigation. On the other hand, the public prosecutor does not rule out that the perpetrator may be criminally liable at the time ‘All options are on the table’, which means that ‘No one is left behind’ of possible fees.
“I think there has been some neglect in this group and there are some security issues that need to be addressed by the industry. [cinematográfica]’, they even shot Adan Mendoza.
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