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Alec Baldwin Accidentally Shoots Two People During ‘Rust’ Filming

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Alec Baldwin Shoots Two People During ‘Rust’ Filming After Prop Gun Misfires

Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Two People During ‘Rust’ Filming After Prop Gun Misfires

A deadly shooting took place on the movie set of ‘Rust’ after the prop gun Alec Baldwin used misfired and shot two people, fatally injuring a cinematographer and injuring the film’s director on Thursday.

The accident took place in Santa Fe, New Mexico when Baldwin was filming a scene in the film which required someone to fire the prop gun.

Thought to be loaded with blanks, the gun’s bullets struck director Joel Souza and cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Authorities said in a statement that Hutchins died from her injuries and Souza was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Two People During ‘Rust’ Filming After Prop Gun Misfires

“We received the devastating news this evening, that one of our members, Halyna Hutchins, the Director of Photography on a production called ‘Rust’ in New Mexico died from injuries sustained on the set,” the International Cinematographers Guild said in a statement.

Due to the nature of the shooting, no charges have been filed. Baldwin was not injured during the shooting and production was shut down for the day.




It’s also gathered that an investigation is underway.

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