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Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ film taking pictures: Criminal costs ‘on the desk,’ district lawyer says
The unintentional taking pictures on the set of the upcoming western movie “Rust” may lead to legal costs, based on a New Mexico district lawyer.

Mary Carmack-Altwies of the state’s first district advised The New York Times that authorities “haven’t ruled out anything” with regards 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 advised 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 advised the Times.


It remained unclear Tuesday what was loaded into the gun on the time of the taking pictures, and the district lawyer stated the authorities had been specializing in ballistics to find out what was loaded into the gun, based on 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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