Santa Fe County District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies is talking out about final week’s deadly movie-set capturing.

On Thursday, actor Alec Baldwin discharged a firearm – he was instructed was “cold” or unloaded – whereas rehearsing for the upcoming movie “Rust” on the set close to Santa Fe, New Mexico. It in the end resulted within the demise of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

Director Joel Souza was wounded by the projectile however has since been launched from a hospital.

Carmack-Altwies just lately spoke with The New York Times, explaining why she takes concern with the time period “prop gun,” which has been utilized in reference to the incident, calling it deceptive.

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“It was a legit gun,” she instructed the outlet. “It was an antique, era-appropriate gun.”

Santa Fe County District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said the gun that was discharged on the set of ‘Rust’ was ‘legit' and said authorities found an ‘enormous amount’ of bullets on the set.

Santa Fe County District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies mentioned the gun that was discharged on the set of ‘Rust’ was ‘legit’ and said authorities found an ‘enormous amount’ of bullets on the set.
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Carmack-Altwies didn’t supply any extra info on the kind of gun, however three revolvers were included on an stock listing of objects collected by authorities from the set of the western-genre movie amid their investigation.

Mary Carmack-Altwies is the district attorney for New Mexico's First Judicial District, which includes Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties. (New Mexico DAs website)

Mary Carmack-Altwies is the district attorney for New Mexico’s First Judicial District, which incorporates Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties. (New Mexico DAs web site)
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Gun security knowledgeable Tom Gresham just lately instructed Fox News that the time period “prop gun” was “without meaning.”

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“A prop gun can be a real firearm that’s just used as a prop in a movie. People are making the mistake of thinking ‘prop gun’ means a gun that doesn’t fire. That’s not true at all,” he defined. “A prop gun is just a gun that’s used in a movie that could be a live gun, or it could be an inert gun. So there’s a lot of misunderstanding on that and people who think they know what that term means or getting confused by it.”

Furthermore, weapons armorer Bryan Carpenter additionally instructed Fox News the time period “prop gun” refers to “a gun that’s made out of rubber.”

Alec Baldwin was handed the firearm by assistant director Dave Halls, who believed there was no ammunition loaded.

Alec Baldwin was handed the firearm by assistant director Dave Halls, who believed there was no ammunition loaded.
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“Either soft rubber or hard rubber, and/or plastic, and they’re used when you don’t need a real gun. In other words, it’s not going to be firing blanks,” he mentioned. “You use them for stunt performers who are going to be coming through a window, or the gun’s going to go flying across the floor in a scene, or they’re having a fight scene where they’re going to be hitting each other with the gun, or for rehearsals where a gun is not needed.”

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In her dialogue with the Times, Carmack-Altwies famous that there was a big quantity of bullets on the set of the movie.

“There were an enormous amount of bullets on this set, and we need to find out what kinds they were,” she mentioned.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed by a projectile from a gun on the ‘Rust’ movie set.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed by a projectile from a gun on the ‘Rust’ movie set.
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The stock listing indicated that they collected a number of circumstances of ammunition – together with a number of containers and a fanny pack – in addition to unfastened objects. The stock didn’t specify the precise amount of ammunition that was collected.

The district attorney additionally mentioned that the submitting of felony fees is a chance because the investigation continues.

“We haven’t ruled out anything,” she defined. “Everything at this point, including criminal charges, is on the table.”

Fox News’ Jessica Napoli and Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.