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18-month jail term for gunman in 'Rust' shooting death of Halina Hutchins

Hannah Gutierrez-Reid, the gun operator on the set of the movie “Rust,” was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for the October 2021 death of cinematographer Halina Hutchins. Gutierrez-Reid, 27, was found guilty of manslaughter last month. negligently for accidentally putting a live bullet in Alec Baldwin's revolver, which the famous actor fired during a rehearsal, killing Hutchins and injuring director Joel Souza. Defense lawyer Jason Bowles had asked for a suspended sentence, which was rejected on the grounds of “lack of remorse”. Prosecutor Carrie Morrissey recalled that the defendant had called jurors “stupid” and referred to “paid” court officials, while still blaming others for the shooting. Alec Baldwin's trial has been set for July 10 after a jury indicted him in January for negligent homicide.
Source: News Beast

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