According to a search warrant document obtained by the Associated Press, ad Alec Baldwin a pistol loaded with ammunition would be delivered during on the set of the western movie Rust. The 63-year-old Hollywood actor was absolutely unaware of this crucial detail.
The gunshots have fatally shot in the chest director of photography Halyna Hutchins, born in 1979. Director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her, was shot in the shoulder and was discharged after being treated at Christus St Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The authorities, reports the magazine People, they wrote in the affidavit that an assistant director took a prop pistol from the cart prepared by the armourer and handed it to Baldwin, shouting “Cold Gun!” to the entire crew, a phrase that is used to indicate that the gun is not loaded and is therefore safe to handle.
The documents have not yet disclosed what type of ammunition the gun was loaded with, so the mysteries to be solved are still different. Via Twitter Alec Baldwin made it known that he was in a state of deep emotional shock for the affair, saddened by the death of Halyna Hutchins. At the moment the actor is collaborating with the police and is personally involved in the investigation.