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Alec Baldwin Fired the Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer & Injured Director on 'Rust' Set, Police Confirm

Alec Baldwin Fired the Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer & Injured Director on 'Rust' Set, Police Confirm

It has been confirmed by authorities that Alec Baldwin is the person who fired the prop gun that killed a crew member on the set of his upcoming movie Rust.

The victim has been identified as cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and the film’s writer and director Joel Souza has been identified as the second person who was injured.

The Santa Fe’s Sheriff’s Department has released a lengthy statement detailing what happened.

Click inside to read what was revealed…

Joel Souza and Halyna Hutchins photos

The Sheriff’s department said, “Santa Fe County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Bonanza Creek Ranch movie set of the western Rust, October 21, 2021, when an 911 caller reported a shooting on the set.”

“The sheriff’s office confirms that two individuals were shot on the set of Rust. Halyna Hutchins, 42, director of photography and Joel Souza, 48, director, were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer and actor,” the statement continued.

Ms. Hutchins was transported, via helicopter, to University of New Mexico Hospital where she was pronounced dead by medical personnel. Mr. Souza was transported by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical center where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries,” they concluded. “This investigation remains open and active. No charges have been filed in regard to this incident. Witnesses continue to be interviewed by detectives.”

It appears that Alec will not be charged in this tragic accident.

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