Gun fired by Alec Baldwin in accidental death of Halyna Hutchins used for fun by crew off-set: report

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Alec Baldwin was handed a prop gun, which was discharged and Helena Hutchins died as a result

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prop gun that Cinematographer Helena Hutchins murdered A new report claims that the New Mexico film set was used for entertainment by the crew members.

The gun fired by Alec Baldwin on the set of the movie “Rust” could also be loaded with live rounds, when it was essentially used for target practice, TMZ reported.

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Multiple sources close to the making of the film told TMZ that the gun was fired at off-the-clock gatherings—which may explain how a live round found its way into the gun’s chamber.

Another source on the set told the outlet that when police arrived they found live gunpowder and empty bullets in the same area where the deadly mix could have taken place.

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TMZ said officials have not confirmed the claims.

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On Thursday, officers answered a call on the set of Western near Santa Fe, New Mexico, when Baldwin inadvertently fired a gun into a lively round, stabbing 42-year-old Hutchins in the chest and killing him. Has been done. Director Joel Souza, 48, standing behind him, was also injured.

Chaotic audio from 911 reveals a moment of distress as script supervisor Mamie Mitchell pleads with responders for help.

“We two guys were accidentally shot on a film set by a prop gun, we need help immediately,” Mitchell told an emergency dispatcher. “We were rehearsing and it went away, and I ran, we all ran.”

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The dispatcher asked if the gun was loaded with a real bullet, to which Mitchell could not answer at the time.

In the call, she can be heard accusing the film’s assistant director David Hall of the incident. The role is usually in charge of making sure the guns are safe on film sets.

Hall shouted that the weapon was a “cold gun” before giving it to Baldwin, According to the search warrant issued on Friday.

“I can’t tell you. We’ve got two injuries,” replied Michelle. “And this (disrespectful) Eddie (assistant director) who yelled at me at lunch, asking about revisions… He has to check the guns. He’s responsible for what happens on set.”

The entrance to a film set where police say actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a cinematographer, is seen outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, Friday, October 22, 2021.  Bonanza Creek Ranch are permanent structures for the background used in the film set. In Western countries, including

The warrant states that neither Hall nor Baldwin knew the gun contained live rounds.

“Rust” Production Source told The Daily Beast that he questioned whether Hall had followed due process prior to the tragic incident.

No charges have been filed in connection with the incident.


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