A twist for Alec Baldwin. The actor, who shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while filming Rust in 2021, will soon be charged with manslaughter. Like him, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the gunsmith of the feature film, will also be charged with manslaughter. On Thursday, Jan. 19, Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said in a statement that charges would be filed against them by the end of the month. “Actor and producer Alec Baldwin and gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will each be charged with two counts of manslaughter,” she wrote. enough material. No one is above the law and everyone deserves justice.”
“It’s so simple. The evidence clearly shows a pattern of criminal disregard for safety on the set of Rust. In New Mexico, there is no place for film sets that don’t take at serious about our state’s commitment to gun safety and public safety,” prosecutors added. Alec Baldwin as Rust’s gunsmith face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine if found guilty. They will be judged by a jury. Prosecuted for the death of Halyna Hutchins, they will not be on the other hand about the bullet wound inflicted on the director of the film, Joel Souza. Since the tragedy, Alec Baldwin has always maintained that he did not pull the trigger and never knew that the weapon was loaded.
Alec Baldwin: this agreement he signed with the family of the victim
“Someone is responsible for what happened, and I can’t say who it is, but I know it’s not me, he assured in tears on American television. I know 1,000 % that I am not responsible for what happened to him.” On October 5, 2022, Alec Baldwin took to his social media to announce that he had signed an agreement with the victim’s family. The actor said he was “grateful to all those who contributed to the resolution of this tragic and painful affair”. The two parties signed a financial agreement, the amount of which was not disclosed. “I have no desire to launch recriminations or to point out culprits (whether it is the producers or Baldwin), reacted Matthew Hutchins. We are all convinced that the death of Halyna resulted from a terrible accident.
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