ALEC Baldwin was pictured crying after accidentally shooting a crew member outside a police station.
Director Joel Souza, 42-year-old cinematographer Halina Hutchins, dies of injuries after a prop gun misfires on the set of Baldwin’s new film Rust, while director Joel Souza fights for his life.
According to local media reports, Baldwin was questioned by police after the accident and was seen crying outside a local police station in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
In one picture he is talking on the phone, while the other picture shows him placing his hands on his knees and taking him closer to the curb.
The accident happened around 1:50 pm local time on Thursday.
It comes like this:
- Alec Baldwin accidentally shot dead cinematographer in critical condition as director.
- Baldwin’s tweet about ‘wrongful killing’ surfaced again.
- What happened on the set of Alec Baldwin’s film Rust?
- Baldwin removed a picture of himself covered in blood on set.
- Who was Helena Hutchins and what was her role on set?
Santa Fe County Sheriff Juan Rios was first disclosed in a statement: “The sheriff’s office confirms that two individuals were shot on the set of Rust.
“Helena Hutchins, 42, director of photography and director Joel Souza, 48, were shot after a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 63, producer and actor.”
The officer also confirmed that no charges have been filed, but the investigation is on as witnesses are being examined.
Alec was filming a scene on the set of his new western film, Rust, which required him to fire a gun that was filled with empty space.
However, tragedy struck when the gun fired shrapnel or a bullet, which killed two people on set, including the director of photography, Halyana Hutchins.
Soon after the incident, Halina was taken to the hospital, where she died of her injuries.
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Joel Souza, who was also shot, was taken to the hospital.
Being in critical condition, he is undergoing emergency treatment, Hollywood Reporter informed of.
Officials confirmed that the shooting took place at Bonanza Creek Ranch just outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the middle of a scene that was either being rehearsed or being filmed – the incident potentially caught on camera Was.
TV and movie stars were “unknown” about the type of ammunition in the gun, according to time limit.
The filming of the western film has since been put on hold.
A representative said: “Production at Rust has been put on hold for the time being. The safety of our cast and crew is our top priority.”
Santa Fe Police said: “According to investigators, it appears that the scene that was filmed involved the use of a prop firearm when it was discharged. Detectives are investigating how and what kind. The projectile was released.
“The incident remains an active investigation. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.”
Baldwin’s spokesman said People: “There was an accident today on Rust’s New Mexico set that involved a misfire of a prop gun with Blanks.”
Responding to the news, the Cinematographers Guild said: “We received the devastating news this evening, that one of our members, Helena Hutchins, director of photography on a production called ‘Rust’ in New Mexico, has died from on-set injuries. happened. “
Hours before the accident, Alec posed in character on set in an Instagram post.
Leaning on the trailer, he was wearing dirty cowboy boots, a vest and a bandana.
A 2017 tweet where Baldwin criticized the fatal shooting of a Southern California policeman has resurfaced after the crash in New Mexico.
The outspoken filmmaker and writer said at the time: “I wonder what it must have felt like to kill someone the wrong way.”
Baldwin was commenting on a Huntington Beach police officer who clashed with a young man in front of a 7-Eleven store, then drew his gun and opened fire.
Alec will star in the film alongside actors Travis Fimmel, Brady Nunn, Francis Fisher and Jensen Ackles.