A New Mexico sheriff stated Thursday that the ‘Rust’ film set taking pictures involving Alec Baldwin was being handled as a felony investigation and he wouldn’t rule out expenses or suspects within the loss of life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

“I’d be careful using the word ‘accident,’” stated Sante Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza throughout an look on “Fox & Friends.” 

“This is obviously a tragedy and it was avoidable, so right now it’s a criminal investigation.”

ALEC BALDWIN ‘RUST’ SHOOTING ‘IS A VERY COMPLICATED CASE,’ POLICE SAY: ‘IT’S A PUZZLE’

Mendoza added that it was too early within the investigation to find out if expenses can be filed, however stated that the division was working intently with the district lawyer.