Alec Baldwin alleges that he did not pull the trigger for the gun that caused the death of photographer Halina Hutchins in a preview of his upcoming television interview Thursday night.
It was announced on Wednesday that Baldwin was sitting down for his first formal interview about the deadly shooting on the set of the indie-Western film “Rust”. In the preview for Tell-All, Baldwin was holding a gun that was somehow loaded with a live bullet that shouldn’t be in the actor’s hands.
During the preview, Much edited for the purpose of teasing the big interview that will be broadcast on Thursday evening, the sentimental Baldwin unequivocally stated that he did not pull the trigger.
“The trigger was not pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger,” Baldwin with George Stephanopoulos.
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He adds: “No, no, no, no, I don’t show the gun to anyone and pull the trigger. Never.”
However, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department stated in the warrant that Baldwin “fired” the gun. Baldwin was holding a gun while practicing the cinema scene. In a heavily edited preview clip, Baldwin doesn’t seem to deny that he was holding a firearm at the time, and it looks like he didn’t pull the trigger.
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This is in line with previous reports that suggested Baldwin was not scripted to fire a firearm at the scene.
Representatives of the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department, which is leading the investigation, did not immediately respond to LBL’ request for comment.
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In fact, Los Angeles Times October. Earlier, it was reported that there were a total of three incidents of accidental firing before the Baldwin-related incident. The word “Baldwin’s” adventure, in which the gun he was holding in one industry was “cold”, meant that there were no projectiles in the firearm, which included firing twice. Similar to what Assistant Director Dave Halls told Baldwin on the day of the shooting, he did not know there was a live round on the gun he gave the actor before declaring it “cold.”
Outlet reports included a woman in another Shooting Props section. According to Lane Looper, an A-camera first assistant on “Rust,” she was operating a gun and accidentally shot an empty round to her foot.
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Elsewhere in the preview clip, the investigation is focused on what Baldwin police have said in the past – focusing on how they got into the live round gun.
“Someone put a live bullet into a firearm, which shouldn’t be on the property,” says Baldwin.
In fact, one thing that seems to be consistent throughout everyone’s account of the event is that live rounds shouldn’t be on set. However, there is confusion regarding the use of Dummy Rounds and Blank Rounds. The latter is made to look completely different from the live rounds but mimics the gunshot when released, the dummy rounds are not bulletproof but look like real bullets for shooting purposes.
Armor Hanna Gutierrez Reed, one of the few people who handled a firearm before the shooting, claimed through his lawyer that there had been vandalism on the set of the film.