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Court Records Reveal How Alec Baldwin Was Given a Loaded Weapon on 'Rust' Set

Court Records Reveal How Alec Baldwin Was Given a Loaded Weapon on 'Rust' Set

Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon on the set of the movie Rust and new court records are showing what happened in those moments.

The 63-year-old actor discharged the gun on set, believing that it was safe to use, and cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed. The film’s director Joel Souza was also injured in the tragic accident on set.

Click inside for the new details that have been revealed…

The Associated Press reports that court records were released on Friday (October 22) and they show some new information.

Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer,” the outlet report.

AP also says that the “assistant director did not know the prop gun was loaded with live rounds.”

The court records show that Halyna was shot in the chest and Joel was standing behind her when he was wounded.

Sheriff’s spokesman Juan Rios says that Alec is permitted to travel and “he’s a free man.” No immediate charged are being filed against him.

Some shocking details were revealed earlier today about what happened on the set of Rust just hours before the accident.

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