Safety concerns and union walkouts preceded fatal Baldwin shooting

The Los Angeles Times reported claims that safety protocols were not followed and quoted a text from a crew member referring to three previous prop gun misfires

24th October, 2021
Safety concerns and union walkouts preceded fatal Baldwin shooting
Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm, killing Halyna Hutchins, a cinematographer.

New details have emerged about the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting on the New Mexico film set where Alec Baldwin, the actor and producer, discharged a prop firearm, killing Halyna Hutchins, a cinematographer, and wounding Joel Souza, a director and writer.

Production has stopped on the film Rust, which was in the 12th day of a 21-day shooting schedule when the fatal incident occurred during rehearsals for a gunfight involving Baldwin’s character. The production is...

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