Police investigating the murder of the director of photography in the movie “Rust” obtained permission to confiscate the mobile phone of the action hero and his producer, actor Alec Baldwin, who fired the fatal bullet from a pistol he was training to use in one of the scenes.
was Baldwin rehearsing a scene with the director of photography In the Western film Helena Hutchins, when tragedy struck on October 21 on a farm in Santa, New Mexico.
Baldwin confirmed that He didn’t pull the trigger of the gunBefore the shot went off, all he did was swipe the hammer. In a televised interview, he said he did not know how live ammunition got on the set and was “inside the gun” itself that he was told was harmless.
The phone confiscation memo said Baldwin had emailed messages with his on-site weapons supervisor about what type of pistol should be used in the shooting. The weapons supervisor showed him a set of models, but he “ordered a bigger pistol.”
The police continue to investigate the incident, and have not yet taken the initiative to arrest anyone, but it is not excluded that the judiciary will file charges if the investigation finds responsibilities, according to the Santa Fe Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Baldwin stressed in the interview with the American “ABC” station that he does not feel guilty, not even “responsible” for the killing of Halina Hutchins.