Members of the filmmaking group are expressing their grief after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died following a prop firearm discharge on the set of Rust.
In keeping with the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace, Halyna and director Joel Souza have been shot when solid member Alec Baldwin “discharged” a prop gun on the movie’s New Mexico set. Halyna, 42, was pronounced lifeless after being airlifted to a close-by hospital, whereas Joel was taken in an ambulance to a hospital to be handled for his accidents.
In a statement obtained by E! News, the movie’s manufacturing firm, Rust Film Productions LLC, expressed “our deepest condolences to Halyna’s household and family members.” Within the message, the movie’s workforce members mentioned they’ve halted manufacturing “for an undetermined time period and are absolutely cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Division’s investigation.”
Alec’s consultant advised E! Information that “an accident” occurred involving “the misfire of a prop gun with blanks.” In keeping with police, an investigation is ongoing, and no prices have been filed in connection to the incident.