A spokesman for the New Mexico Sheriff’s Office said no charges were immediately filed in relation to the case, which remained under investigation.
According to a report, actor Alec Baldwin was seen “in tears” by two members of the press in New Mexico after a shooting on the set of the film “Rust”, which left the film’s cinematographer and its director in critical condition. .
As the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper reports, Baldwin, 63, allegedly fired a shot at Bonanza Creek Ranch as a “prop firearm” that seriously injured cinematographer Halnya Hutchins, 42, and director Joel Souza, 48. was badly injured.
Two newspaper employees – a reporter and a photographer – claimed that they saw Baldwin “in tears” after the incident, which the newspaper claimed had not yet been declared an “accident” by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office. had gone.
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Investigators questioned Baldwin after the incident, sources told the newspaper. But no charges were filed in relation to the case, which remained under investigation, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Juan Ríos said in a statement, according to New Mexican.
Hutchins died after taking a flight to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, the newspaper reported, while Souza was being treated at Christus Saint Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe.
Representatives were working at the scene to determine how the incident happened and what type of projectile was used in the gun, New Mexican told.
Souza worked with Baldwin at least once in the 2019 film “Crown Vic”, on which Souza was a director and Baldwin was a producer.