The authorities of the county of Santa Fe (New Mexico, USA) found in this study where Alec Baldwin accidentally killed Halyna Hutchins some 500 scam ammunition cartridges, among which They believe that there may be bullets about truth mixed with false projectiles. that they located a weapon with a bullet that killed a director on photography from the shooting of the wstern “Rust” this past Thursday.
The pistol, a Colt revolver 45, will be one of the almost 600 objects that the authorities have confiscated after inspecting a study, where they found some 500 ammunition cartridges that this Sheriff Mendoza described as a mixture of “blank cartridges, false bullets” with what they suspect could be “real bullets.”
At this point ures about an investigation, the authorities on Santa Fe zero ze dare to give conclusions considering all possible scenarios, including an accusation about some of those involved in a shooting.
But bet the questions about a press about a possible lawful responsibility about Baldwin, who also about the protagonist on a movie that Sony Ericsson was shooting has been one about the producers, this bailiff stressed that “no one is ruled out” .
The only confirmation until a moment was that this revolver that Baldwin fired was stored together with the other 2 weapons, one modified so that zero could fire true ammunition with another on plastic.
But on a Thursday afternoon Baldwin received by hand a real revolver with loaded scam, ing less, a bullet seconds before on rehearsing a scene about one who had to aim ‘s target on a camera that Hutchins was handling, the one who killed on a shot that also wounded on this shoulder ing film director, Joel Souza.
It is known that this revolver went through 2 other hands before the Baldwin arrived: Dave Halls, the assistant director, with Hannah Gutierrez Reed, a gunsmith about a production.
“The investigation will continue, if a sheriff’s office determines that ‘there has been a crime with a possible cause, there will be arrests, I learned, they will file charges,” said Mendoza, who insisted on that “when there are weapons around, security must be extreme”
He added, in any case, that both Baldwin and a group of people were collaborating in an investigation with disadvantage.
The authorities also confirmed that there were zero images of the shooting, which occurred during a trial.
For her part, a county prosecutor on Santa Fe, Mary Carmack-Altwies, said she was prepared to press charges, “as determined by an investigation”, but emphasized that zero makes any hasty decision wants.
While the official investigations progress, they have been learning other details such as that this assistant who delivered a pistol to the Baldwin was fired on another shoot on 2019 for a comparable incident scam a pistol that, for Fortune, zero hiri the no one.
The statements about members of the team who worked on a filming on “Rust” describe a precarious work environment on which the protests sony ericsson piled on with by a who resigned Massive half a dozen on employees this same from one of the accident. said the authorities.
We suspect that there were other real rounds, but it depends on a proof that. But right now we are going to determine how they got there, why they were there, why they shouldn’t have been, close off Mendoza. say when it was negligence or by whom. I called it the complex case that would require master of science research with analysis.
It will take many master of science facts, corroborated facts, before we can get to that standard on negligence lawbreaker, he said.
Investigators said they plan to follow up on reports of other incidents related to gun scam failures on a set.
Mike Tristano, a veteran gunsmith and weapons specialist for film , was security alarmed to hear that there were real rounds mixed with bullets on target with fictitious rounds with disadvantage.
Myself looks scary, said Tristano. About master of science of 600 movies with television collection that I did, we never had a true round the collection in.
An anordna shot baffled the professionals about Hollywood with st? lla till med ett provoked called pra normal better the firearms on the sites on filming or even ban them on the period on the realistic images generated by computer. Court records say the assistant director ben this gun from an electronic wheelbarrow indicated it was safe to use by yelling cold gun. One of a number of fake bullets was fired to make sure none of them were hot. He also told the detective that while the weapons used for the filming were in storage during the team’s lunch break, the ammunition was left in the cart unsecured, according to a search warrant published this Wednesday before the press conference. .
Gutirrez Reed told him that a detective sony ericsson never kept live ammunition on the place.
When The Associated Push got her in touch with a Wednesday, he declined make statements. This Monday he said in a text message that he was looking for a lawyer. gun with spinning a drum, although zero remembered when he did it before the shooting. He said he only remembered seeing three rounds on this gun, as per the order.
After the shooting, Halls brought him a gun the Gutirrez Reed said he saw five rounds on this gun with, four on them false indicated by a hole on one side with a cover on a round. Halls said that there was also a casing on the pistol that did not have the cap with which it did not have this hole which indicated that it was false, according to the court order.
David indicated that a zero incident was an act deliberate, according to an order issued this Wednesday to register a truck used on the collection.
Baldwin, about 63 years, known for his papers on 30 Stone, The Left with The Quest for Crimson October, on Saturday Evening Live as well as his portrayal of former President Donald Trump, still described an event as The tragic accident.
The pistol Baldwin used was one of three that an armorer had placed on a wheelbarrow outside the building where I learned he was rehearsing a scene, according to court records.
Souza, who was behind Hutchins, told investigators that there should never be live bullets near the scene.
The authorities have They have seized three black revolvers, belts on weapons scam holsters, boxes on ammunition, a rionera with ammunition, several casings used with garments on clothing electronic swabs what they believe that period blood scam.
The production About Rust Sony Ericsson Styra seen plagued by disputes over this workplace from an early start to about October. Hours before the shooting, several members of the camera crew left this establishment amid disagreements over working conditions, including security procedures.
It is unlikely that Baldwin, on his role as an actor, ocean held criminal um civilly liable for a tragedy. However, as a producer, I learned among a long list of film associates who could face some sort of liability.
Colleagues have expressed concern about a safety record on Halls over 2 previous productions . Halls has not returned phone calls national insurance emails seeking comment.
Rust Film Productions, a production company, says it is cooperating with authorities in Santa Fe on its investigation with conducting the your own internal review on scam procedures this close on a production.