Alec Baldwin: Video Showing Actor Practising With Gun Before Shooting Halyna Hutchins on ‘Rust’ Set Released

Alec Baldwin: Video Showing Actor Practising With Gun Before Shooting Halyna Hutchins on ‘Rust’ Set Released

  • Police have released all files in the ongoing investigation of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins's death on the set of Rust
  • Actor Alec Baldwin, who was dressed as a cowboy for the movie scene, can be seen holding the prop gun believed to have killed Hutchins
  • According to various reports, the investigation remains open and Baldwin could still be charged over the death of 42-year-old Halyna Hutchins

New videos showing the before and after of the shooting scene at the Rust movie set have been released to the public by the police. The videos released show police officers and first responders rushing to the incident scene.

Alec Baldwin, Rust, Prop Gun, Movie Set
Video of Alec Baldwin's first interview after shooting and killing Halyna Hutchins has been released by the police. Image: Getty Images
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Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while on the set of a movie titled Rust. According to police reports, the actor claimed that he did not know that the gun had live bullets.

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The Guardian reports that the newly released footage shows the police interviewing Baldwin and other crew members shortly after Hutchins had been airlifted from the scene. The actor claims that someone had put the bullet in the prop gun. He said:

"Somebody put a live round in the gun. If that’s a bullet that was pulled out of his shoulder, then someone loaded a live round into the gun I was holding. I rehearsed with a hot gun. It was supposed to be cold, or empty, this is the most horrifying thing I’ve ever heard in my life."

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According to the BBC, a police spokesperson said the investigation of the case had not been completed. However, the publication also noted that once all evidence, including firearms forensics, fingerprint analysis, a report from the medical examiner and examination of Mr Baldwin's phone data have all been examined, Baldwin may face criminal charges. The spokesperson said:

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"Once these investigative components are provided to the sheriff's office, we will be able to complete the investigation to forward it to the Santa Fe District Attorney for review."

DaBaby's self-defence claim in Walmart shooting questioned after new video emerged previously reported that social media users have cast a shadow of doubt over rapper DaBaby's claim that he shot and killed 19-year-old Jaylin Craig in self-defence in a 2018 Walmart shooting.

The rapper got off with mere probation for carrying a concealed weapon after he claimed that he shot at the teenager because he also had a gun and was going to shoot at him and his kids.

Peeps weighed in on the matter after a never-seen-before video of the incident was released by Rolling Stone. In the video, the Ball If I Want to rapper throws the first punch leading to an altercation between him and Henry Douglas.


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