One individual was killed and one other was wounded after Alec Baldwin’s prop firearm discharged on the set of the film “Rust” on Thursday, in keeping with the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s workplace. Baldwin is starring in and co-producing the Western movie.
“The sheriff’s workplace confirms that two people have been shot on the set of Rust,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a press launch late Thursday. “Halyna Hutchins, 42, director of pictures and Joel Souza, 48, director, have been shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer and actor.”
Hutchins was transported to the College of New Mexico Hospital by way of helicopter the place she died of her accidents. Souza was taken to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Middle and is being handled for his accidents, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
The 2 have been shot simply earlier than 2 p.m. native time Thursday whereas filming a scene on the Bonanza Creek Ranch, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. It isn’t but clear the way it was discharged or what kind of projectile was discharged, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
The incident stays underneath investigation. No fees have been filed.
In accordance with Selection, “Rust” additionally stars Jensen Ackles, Brady Midday and Travis Fimmel.