Alec Baldwin: his first words after the accidental death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of a western

the essential The actor Alec Baldwin, who accidentally killed the director of photography for his next film, says he is “devastated”. The actor is not currently the subject of any prosecution, but claims to cooperate “closely” with the police force to understand what happened.

A few hours after having killed, probably by accident, the director of photography of his next film in the United States, Thursday October , actor Alec Baldwin officially reacted for the first time.

In a Twitter post, he wrote: “Words fail me to express my amazement and sadness after the tragic accident which killed Halyna Hutchins, a deeply admired wife, mother and colleague.” The actor assures us that he will “fully cooperate with the police investigation.”

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There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and

– AlecBaldwin (HABF) (@AlecBaldwin) October 22, 2021

The actor adds that he is in contact with the husband of his victim. “I am in contact with her husband. I offer my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son and all those who knew and loved Halyna”.

2- I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.

– AlecBaldwin (HABF) (@AlecBaldwin) October 22, 2021

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Halyna Hutchins, 22, was evacuated Thursday by helicopter to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead by doctors. The director of “Rust”, Joel Souza, 48 years old, wounded by a gun, was for his part admitted to the hospital before to be able to get out a few hours later.

The drama occurred during the filming of “Rust,” a western starring Alec Baldwin. He is also the co-producer of the film. According to Hollywood Reporter , citing a production spokesperson , this is an “accident” involving an accessory that must be charged blank. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Services also said the drama appeared to be related to a gun used as a prop on set.

The actor was left free pending the outcome of the investigation. The investigation is ongoing. No prosecution has been initiated at this stage.

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