Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western Movie Set and killed the cinematographer.
The director of the movie was wounded and authorities are investigating what happened leaving life gone.
Halyna Hutchins, cinematographer on “Rust,” and director Joel Souza were shot Thursday in the desert on the southern outskirts of Santa Fe.
A spokesperson for Baldwin said there was an accident involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s spokesman Juan Rios said detectives were investigating what type of projectile was discharged and how. No immediate charges were filed.
It was not clear if Baldwin was performing at the time of the shooting or how many rounds were fired and little was known about the weapon. On Friday, Baldwin tweeted.