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Brandon Lee's Family Reacts to Tragic Accident on Alec Baldwin's Movie Set After His Name Trends Online

Brandon Lee's Family Reacts to Tragic Accident on Alec Baldwin's Movie Set After His Name Trends Online

The family of late actor Brandon Lee is speaking out after the tragic accident that occurred on the set of Alec Baldwin‘s movie Rust.

If you haven’t heard yet, a prop gun that Alec was handling misfired and tragically killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and seriously injured director Joel Souza.

Brandon, the son of the late action star Bruce Lee, was killed on the set of The Crow in 1993 after an actor fired a gun that he believed to be loaded with blanks. The actor shot from a distance of 15-20 feet and hit Lee in his abdomen. It was later discovered that the tip of a dummy cartridge was lodged in the gun and fired at the actor along with the blank.

Click inside to read the statement from Brandon Lee’s family…

Brandon‘s sister Shannon Lee maintains a Twitter account to honor his legacy.

After hearing the tragic news, Shannon tweeted, “Our hearts go out to the family of Halyna Hutchins and to Joel Souza and all involved in the incident on Rust. No one should ever be killed by a gun on a film set. Period.”

Brandon‘s name has been trending on Twitter tonight while people remember the tragic accident that took his life nearly 30 years ago. Read some tweets below.

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