Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on set during the shoting of “Rust” and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. He also injured the movie director Joel Souza in the process. Apart from the details of the injuries and the people who were injured, details of what transpired are still skimpy till now. It is not clear whether Alec was performing at the moment of shooting or not.
On Friday with remarks of sadness and grief Alec Baldwin tweeted. “There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins,”
The authorities are still investigating what really transpired to bring forth such a tragic end. No charges have filed against Alec at the moment but investigations are still ongoing. It is not the first time that someone has died on set due to lethal prop gun. In 1993; the son to Bruce Lee; Brandon Lee was also killed after a bullet was left in a prop gun.