SANTA FE, New Mexico (NV) – Actor Alec Baldwin, Thursday, October 21, when he pulled the trigger of a shotgun that fired a bullet at the location of the movie Western Cowboys, killed the director of photography, according to authorities. The director of this film was also injured and authorities are investigating to find out the cause of death.
Halyna Hutchins, director of photography for the movie “Rust,” and director of the movie Joel Souza, were injured in the desert outside Santa Fe, according to the Associated Press.
Ms. Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to a hospital by helicopter, where she died. Mr. Souza, 48, was taken by ambulance to the medical center and later discharged the same day.
A spokesman for Mr. Baldwin said it was an accident with the shotgun.
Meanwhile, in Hollywood, the film industry union sent a statement saying that the gun fired by actor Baldwin was loaded with a real bullet, according to Reuters news agency.
Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Juan Rios said investigators are trying to figure out what the warhead was and why the deaths occurred. No one has been charged yet.
Local newspaper Santa Fe New Mexican reported that actor Baldwin appeared outside the sheriff’s office, in tears, but did not respond to media questions.
Actor Baldwin is 63 years old, starred in films such as “The Hunt for Red October”, “30 Rock” and also impersonated former President Donald Trump in pranks on “Saturday Night Live.”
Mortal bullets are bullets that do not have a warhead or a warhead made of paper or plastic, but also have a shell and gunpowder like normal bullets. Bullets when fired still have the same explosion, smoke and fire as real bullets, but do not cause death, only in rare cases can cause pain, skin scratches, bleeding or blindness if fired too close.
In 1984, there was a case where an actor was killed by shooting a suicide bullet too close.
Also related to “real bullets” and “fake bullets” when filming, in March 1993, actor Ly Quoc Hao (Brandon Lee), the only son of the late actor Bruce Lee, when filming the last scenes. of the movie “The Crow,” died after a camera crew member left a live bullet, instead of a bullet, in the gun, causing him to die unjustly at the age of 28. (V. Giang)
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