Director of photography Halyna Hutchinson is dead and director Joel Souza hospitalized after anti-Trump actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that resulted in her death.
Because most of the images linked to the tragic story on the set of ‘Rust’ are of Alec Baldwin, not the cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, who lost her life today in such a tragic accident. Rest in Power. pic.twitter.com/n0nlJtJoRd
— Cinematic Arts 🅓🅔🅡🅡🅨 (@cinematicarts_) October 22, 2021
Police arrive at location where actor Alec Baldwin shot a woman with a prop gun on the set of new Western movie Rust.
The woman who died has been named as Halyna Hutchins – a 42-year-old director of photography.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) October 22, 2021
Several Twitter users pointed out Baldwin tweeted in 2017 “I wonder how it must feel to wrongfully kill someone.”
Baldwin is known for his vocal anti-Trump views and played a mock Trump on “Saturday Night Live.”
Police confirmed that Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of "Rust," killing director of photography Halyna Hutchins and injuring director Joel Souza. https://t.co/fWc1anZAQc pic.twitter.com/wfKsf7w38p
— E! News (@enews) October 22, 2021