Alec Baldwin appeared distraught in two pictures taken after a lethal incident on the set of his film “Rust” in New Mexico on Thursday.
The actor, 63, fired a prop weapon that killed the film’s director of pictures and injured the director, in accordance with a press launch issued Thursday by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace. A spokesperson for Baldwin stated the incident was an “accident” involving the “misfire of a prop gun with blanks.”
Within the two images taken by a photographer with The Sante Fe New Mexican, Baldwin is distressed whereas within the car parking zone of the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s workplaces. In a single picture, he seems to be having a critical telephone dialog, and within the different image, he will be seen standing bent over. Baldwin was in tears, the newspaper reported.
After the incident on Thursday, director of pictures Halyna Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to the College of New Mexico Hospital, the place she was pronounced useless, in accordance with Thursday’s assertion from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace. Director Joel Souza, 48, was taken by ambulance to a special hospital to be handled for his accidents.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing, with witnesses being interviewed by detectives, and no costs have been filed, police stated.
Some individuals on social media have been evaluating this tragedy to the unintended taking pictures of actor Brandon Lee, the son of Bruce Lee, through the filming of “The Crow.” In that 1993 incident, actor Michael Massee fired a prop gun with defective dummy rounds that ended up killing Lee.
“Our hearts exit to the household of Halyna Hutchins and to Joel Souza and all concerned within the incident on ‘Rust,’” an official memorial Twitter web page of Brandon Bruce Lee tweeted on Friday. “Nobody ought to ever be killed by a gun on a movie set. Interval.”