Another male crew member is in emergency care
An accident on the set of Alec Baldwin’s film “Rust” at Bonanza Creek Ranch on the outskirts of Santa Fe, New Mexico, sent two members of the film crew to the hospital—one of whom—a woman, died, Granthshala The news is confirmed.
A press release from the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Department said deputies were dispatched to the set at around 1:50 p.m. local time and the call indicated that one person had been shot.
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Investigators said the prop firearm was being used at the scene during filming when it was discharged. The sheriff said detectives were investigating how and what type of projectile was fired.
According to a media release, a 42-year-old woman who was the victim of the shooting was airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where the sheriff’s office confirmed that she later died.
The second victim – a 42-year-old male – was taken by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Hospital, where he is receiving emergency care.
A production spokesperson for Rust Movie Productions LLC told time limit A statement on Thursday said the accident “involved a misfire of a prop gun with blanks” and that “production has been suspended for the time being.”
According to the outlet, the memo reads, “The safety of our cast and crew remains our top priority.”
A spokesman for the department told Deadline that criminal investigators were called to the scene at Bonanza Creek Ranch on Thursday afternoon — although it is unclear whether it is simple protocol to send criminal investigators to the site.
Meanwhile, the sheriff said in his statement that the incident was being actively investigated.
In the film, according to Deadline, Baldwin starred as Harland Rust, an outlaw who breaks out of prison in Kansas after a 13-year-old “convicted of an accidental manslaughter and sentenced to death” Helps you get out.
Earlier on Thursday, Baldwin shared picture of myself In full character on Instagram with the caption: “Back in the office in person. Blimy… this is exhausting.”
A representative for Baldwin did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for comment. A representative for the production company did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for comment.
Granthshala News’ Lauryn Overholtz and Maria Haas contributed to this report.