It was stated that the bullet from the shoulder of Souza, who was injured when Baldwin “accidentally” fired the gun given to him on the set of the movie in the state of New Mexico, is being examined and will play a critical role in the resolution of the incident.
Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza, at the press conference where he shared the new findings about the incident that took place 6 days ago, shared the information that the bullet that hit Souza came from Baldwin’s gun, and that they found a box of 500 bullets containing real and dry-fired bullets in the set.
Halyna Hutchins who died on the set of the movie
“We found 3 guns on set, two of which were fake, and blank bullets. Baldwin’s gun is a plastic gun that looks like it has some kind of modification on its cylinder,” Mendoza said. said.
The district sheriff said that the issue of security was taken too lightly on the set, and that there was no footage of the accident in question while there were camera footage of the scene where the incident took place.
District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said it was too early to file charges regarding the shooting.
The set where the movie ‘Rust’ was filmed in New Mexico
Baldwin was told the gun was ‘safe’
In the media reports on Friday, it was noted that the gun fired by Actor Baldwin was given by assistant director Dave Halls to be used in the shoot.
It was recorded in court records that Halls handed Baldwin a gun and called it “safe”, in which he stated that he did not know that the gun contained live ammunition.
Actor Alec Baldwin killed 42-year-old Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with the gun he used during the filming of the movie “Rust” in New Mexico on October 21, while 48-year-old Director Joel Souza was hospitalized after being injured.
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