Baldwin’s “Rust” camera crew walked off the set in protest prior to fatal shooting

According to a new report from the Los Angeles Times, the camera crew of Alec Baldwin’s “Rust” walked off the set in protest before the fatal shooting from the prop gun fired by Baldwin that killed Halyna Hutchins.

According to the report from Meg James “hours before actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of “Rust” with a prop gun, a half-dozen camera crew workers walked off the set to protest working conditions.

“The camera operators and their assistants were frustrated by the conditions surrounding the low-budget film, including complaints of long hours and pay, according to three people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to comment.

The camera crew showed up for work as expected at 6:30 a.m. Thursday and began gathering up their gear and personal belongings to leave, one knowledgeable crew member told the Los Angeles Times,” the report adds.