A few days after Halyna Hutchins’ death, Hollywood is still looking for the culprit (s). On October 21, Alec Baldwin accidentally killed Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust, a western in which the actor played the title role. In full rehearsal, he shot the director of photography thinking he was shooting a blank bullet, which was actually a real bullet, fatal for the professional. And while several people have been heard, such as the assistant director, who admitted not having checked the weapon before handing it to Alec Baldwin, lawyers for Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armourer of the filming, have come forward. a crazy theory to explain this accident.
According to them, their client had loaded the revolver with ammunition from a box of dummy cartridges, and was unaware of the origin of the live bullet responsible for the accident. “We assume that someone must have put the actual ammunition in this box. If you think about it, the person who put this live ammunition in the dummy cartridge box must have wanted to commit sabotage on the set,” they said. explained to NBC, insisting that this explanation “is the only reason for doing such a thing.” “There are people who had left the shooting, who had left because they were unhappy,” he added, referring speculation about these people who had resigned.
“Sometimes unattended” firearms
Also, determined to defend the gunsmith and to put her out of the question, she who had confided at the top of her 24 years on her lack of experience in the profession, the lawyer reported “a certain carelessness on this plateau “, confident in particular that there was a” lapse of time, approximately between 11 am and 1 pm that day, during which the firearms were sometimes unattended “. For his part, Alec Baldwin is gradually coming out of the silence in which he had been plunged since the accident, recharging his batteries with his family far from the filming which was canceled after the death of Halyna Hutchins, he who confided to keep in contact with the husband of her “friend”, as well as her son.
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