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Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ movie capturing: Criminal charges ‘on the desk,’ district lawyer says
The unintended capturing on the set of the upcoming western movie “Rust” may end in criminal charges, in accordance with a New Mexico district lawyer.

Mary Carmack-Altwies of the state’s first district instructed The New York Times that authorities “haven’t ruled out anything” in relation to the way forward for the case.

Last Thursday, actor Alec Baldwin was rehearsing a scene for the movie on a ranch close to Santa Fe when he discharged a firearm he was reportedly instructed was chilly or “unloaded.” A projectile from the gun struck and finally killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Director Joel Souza was additionally wounded however has since been launched from a hospital.

“Everything at this point, including criminal charges, is on the table,” Carmack-Altwies instructed the Times.


It remained unclear Tuesday what was loaded into the gun at the time of the capturing, and the district lawyer stated the authorities had been specializing in ballistics to find out what was loaded into the gun, in accordance with the Times. 

The firearm was handed to Baldwin by “Rust” assistant director Dave Halls, who believed the gun was “cold,” that means he believed it contained no type of ammunition or blanks.

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