Alec Baldwin Releases Statement After Firing Prop Gun in Accident That Left 1 Film Crew Member Dead and 1 Injured

Alec Baldwin has addressed the accidental shooting that took place on the set of the film Rust, which left cinematographer Halyna Hutchins dead and director Joel Souza injured, saying he’s cooperating with police. On Thursday evening, a prop gun used by Baldwin and meant to be filled with blanks fired a live round. Hutchins and Souza were struck and rushed to a local Santa Fe, New Mexico hospital. No charges had been filed as of Thursday. See Baldwin’s statement on his Twitter page below.