Actor Alec Baldwin was seen “in tears” by two members of the press in New Mexico following a shooting on the set of the movie “Rust” that left the movie’s cinematographer lifeless and its director in essential situation, in keeping with a report.

Baldwin, 63, had reportedly fired what was described as a “prop firearm” on the Bonanza Creek Ranch, fatally wounding cinematographer Halnya Hutchins, 42, and critically wounding director Joel Souza, 48, the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper reported.

Two of the newspaper’s staffers – a reporter and a photographer – claimed they noticed Baldwin “in tears” after the incident, which the newspaper claimed had not but been declared an “accident” by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office.


Baldwin was questioned by investigators following the incident, sources instructed the newspaper. But no prices have been filed in reference to the case, which remained beneath investigation, Juan Rios, a spokesman for the sheriff’s workplace, stated in an announcement, in keeping with the New Mexican.

Alec Baldwin is seen Feb. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles. 

Alec Baldwin is seen Feb. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles. 
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Hutchins died on the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque after being flown there, whereas Souza was being handled at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, the newspaper reported.

Deputies have been on the scene working to find out how the incident occurred and what sort of projectile was used within the firearm, (*1*).

Souza had labored with Baldwin at the least as soon as beforehand, on the 2019 movie “Crown Vic,” on which Souza was a director and Baldwin was a producer.