A crew member reportedly dead and another injured after American actor, Alec Baldwin accidentally fired a prop gun on a movie set.
The deceased, Halyna Hutchins was shot while working on the set of Baldwin’s new film, Rust, as director of photography. The 42-year-old was flown to the hospital by helicopter but didn’t make it, she was pronounced dead by medical personnel at University of New Mexico Hospital.
According to the Santa Fe County sheriff, the director of the Rust movie Joel Souza, 48, had also been injured when the stunt gun was fired.
He was transported via ambulance to Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center and was treated for his injuries, before being discharged.
In the wake of the unfortunate incident, an old tweet of the actor where he spoke about ‘knowing how it feels to wrongfully kill someone’ has resurfaced and stirred reactions.
The tweet which reads,
“I wonder how it must feel to wrongfully kill someone” was shared on his official Twitter page in 2017, exactly 4 years ago.