Alec Baldwin Kills A Woman With Prop Gun On Movie Set

Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set, killed a woman and injured a man.

Alec Baldwin killed a woman known as Halyna Hutchins, 42, she was shot while working on the set as director of photography. She was immediately flown to hospital by helicopter but died of her injuries.

A 48-year-old director Joel Souzan was also injured on the set, he was taken from the scene at Bonanza Creek Ranch by ambulance.

Police said they were examining the situation and that no charges had been filed.

A spokesman for Mr Baldwin said ‘the incident involved the misfiring of a prop gun with blanks’.

In a statement to AFP news agency, a Santa Fe sheriff spokesman said Mr Baldwin had spoken to detectives.

“He came in voluntarily and he left the building after he finished his interviews,” the spokesman said.

Mr Baldwin is a co-producer of the film and plays its namesake, an outlaw whose 13-year-old grandson is convicted of manslaughter.

The eldest of four brothers, all actors, Mr Baldwin has starred in numerous TV and film roles since the 1980s.

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