Alec Baldwin is certainly one of the most well-known and established actors in all of Hollywood. Baldwin is known for his comedy roles but also does serious roles from time to time. He is currently in the news for all the wrong reasons after accidentally shooting a crew member.
As reported earlier, Alec Baldwin was confirmed to be the person who fired the prop gun that killed a female crew member, revealed to be the cinematographer. It took place on the sets of Baldwin’s upcoming western film, Rust.
It was said that two crew members were shot and injured on the Bonanza Creek Ranch set and taken to a hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The woman would lose her life after succumbing to her injury. The woman in question was revealed to be Halyna Hutchins, the movie’s director of photography.
In light of the tragic incident, Alec Baldwin took to Twitter and broke his silence on the matter. Baldwin was clearly remorseful for what happened as he stated that he is heartbroken over the shocking incident.
”There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred.
I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.”
As reported earlier, Rust Movies Productions LLC confirmed that filming of the movie was postponed indefinitely. They also announced that they would provide counselling to all the cast and crew members who were affected by the tragic incident.
Details regarding the incident are still coming in. However, according to DEADLINE, Alec Baldwin was “unaware” of the “type of ammunition in the gun” before the tragic accident took place. We will keep you updated on this ongoing story.
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