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Alec Baldwin came under investigation Thursday by police after he shot and killed a photo director and injured the director of the film he was filming. No case has been registered against the 63-year-old actor so far.

This is often a terrible accident. Actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed a photo director on Thursday (October 21) and wounded a Western director who was filming in the US state of New Mexico, local police said.

Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Service told AFP that Halina Hutchins and Joel Sosa were shot and wounded when Alec Baldwin fired the gun used in the filming of “Rust.”

Halyna Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to a nearby hospital by helicopter, where she was pronounced dead by doctors.

Joel Sosa, 48, director of “Rust”, has been admitted to intensive care.

A spokesman for the sheriff, quoted by The Hollywood Reporter, said he was “in a bad condition.” According to special media, the product quoted a spokesman as saying that this was an “accident” in which an accessory was simply charged.

The investigation continued Thursday evening, with police investigating witnesses, and no case has been initiated at this stage, the report said.

“Mr. Baldwin was being questioned by police,” Santa Fe Sheriff’s spokesman Juan Rios told AFP. “He made confessions and answered some questions. He voluntarily introduced himself and left the building after the investigations were completed. No case has been initiated and no arrests have been made,” he added.

Earlier, the sheriff’s services said the incident appeared to be related to a weapon used as an accessory in the set, and “investigators are trying to determine what type of missile was fired” and under what circumstances.

In 1993 he remembered Bruce Lee’s son

According to local media reports, the Bonanza Creek Ranch, the most used shooting site in the West, was cordoned off on Thursday afternoon.

“Rust” is a Western film written and directed by Joel Sosa, co-produced by Alec Baldwin and starring as the illicit Harland Rust who comes to the aid of his 13-year-old grandson who is hanged for a murder.

Alec Baldwin, 63, has made a name for himself in the United States in recent years for impersonating Donald Trump on the popular satire show “Saturday Night Live.”

A photo posted Thursday morning on the artist’s Instagram account long before the play appears to show him in the “Rust” shoot, in which Australian Travis Fimmel, best known for his role as Rockner Lotbrock in the “Vikings” series. .

In March 1993, actor Brandon Lee was shot in the stomach on the set of the movie “The Crow” and died.

The then 27-year-old son of martial arts star Bruce Lee was believed to have only hollow bullets used to fire a gun during a scene. But at the autopsy he was hit by a 44-caliber missile, which got stuck in the barrel and shattered by the explosion of the empty cartridge.

The attorney in charge of the investigation concluded that it was “negligence.”

With AFP

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