Alec Baldwin Breaks Silence Following Accidental Fatal Shooting on Movie Set

Actor Alec Baldwin has broken his silence after the tragic incident that occurred on the set of his upcoming movie, “Rust.”

Baldwin accidentally fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza.

He expressed his condolences to Hutchins’s family.

“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,” he said Friday morning on Twitter.

“I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and 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,” the actor concluded.

The film’s production has been halted indefinitely following the shooting.

On Thursday, Baldwin discharged the prop gun during production, which was being filmed at Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Souza suffered an injury to his collarbone area. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance and discharged the following morning.

“The entire cast and crew has been absolutely devastated by today’s tragedy, and we send our deepest condolences to Halyna’s family and loved ones,” a spokesperson for Rust Movies Productions LLC said in a statement obtained by Deadline.

“We have halted production on the film for an undetermined period of time and are fully cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Department’s investigation,” the statement continued. “We will be providing counseling services to everyone connected to the film as we work to process this awful event.”

There is an ongoing investigation into the issue. No charges have been filed.

About Crystal Gross

Crystal joined BallerAlert in 2020 to renew her passion for writing. She is a Kentucky native who now lives in the heart of Atlanta. She enjoys reading, politics, traveling, and of course writing.

Check Also

Kathy Griffin - Instagram

Kathy Griffin Reveals She is Free From Cancer

Comedian Kathy Griffin, 61, announced on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night that she is free …

Leave a Reply