Alec Baldwin retweeted an article shared Wednesday by The New York Times that centered on the newest search warrant that was released in the investigation of the fatal “Rust” shooting. 

The unintentional shooting led to the demise of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.


“Before he handed a revolver that he had declared “chilly” to Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust,” Dave Halls, an assistant director, told a detective he should have inspected each round in each chamber, according to an affidavit. But he did not,” the unique tweet learn.  

According to a earlier warrant from authorities, Baldwin was handed the firearm by assistant director Dave Halls. A warrant acknowledged that Halls handed the gun to Baldwin and declared it “cold,” an trade time period that means that the weapon was not loaded with ammunition, together with blanks. Per The Associated Press, citing the applying for the search warrant, Halls was unaware live rounds had been contained in the firearm.


Alec Baldwin was spotted on the Bonanza Creek Ranch after he accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The shot also injured director Joel Souza.

Alec Baldwin was noticed on the Bonanza Creek Ranch after he unintentionally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The shot additionally injured director Joel Souza.
(Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican)

The gun Baldwin used was one in every of three that the armorer had positioned on a cart outdoors the constructing the place a scene was being rehearsed, in response to courtroom data.

The actor had beforehand retweeted a Variety article with the headline, “Alec Baldwin Was Told Prop Gun Was Safe Before Fatal Shooting, Affidavit Says.”

Halls didn’t instantly reply to Fox News’ request for remark.

Both tweets adopted Baldwin’s assertion on Hutchins’ demise he shared Friday.

Hutchins was pronounced dead after being airlifted to the University of New Mexico hospital.

Hutchins was pronounced lifeless after being airlifted to the University of New Mexico hospital.
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong  |  Photo by Fred Hayes/Getty Images for SAGindie)

“There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours,” Baldwin said Friday morning on Twitter.

“I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna,” the actor concluded.

The Associated Press contributed to this report