Baldwin says he did not pull trigger during filming accident on stage

Source : 112 Ukraine

The live ammunition shot fired during filming of Rust, the Western movie, killed Ukrainian camerawoman Halyna Hutchins
15:48, 2 December 2021

Alec Baldwin
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Alec Baldwin, the renowned American actor stated that he hever pulled the trigger in the accident that took place during the filming of Rust, the Western movie. He gave the first ever interview after that accident to the ABC, which announced that on Twitter.

"I did not pull the trigger. I would have never pulled it, pointing the barrel at someone", Baldwin said.

In that conversation, the actor said that the event was the worst thing that has ever happened in his life.

Related: Alec Baldwin comments on tragic death of Ukrainian camerawoman

As we reported earlier, a shocking accident occurred during the filming of a Western movie called Rust. A member of the filming crew lost her life while her colleague sustained a grave injury due to the gun mishandling accident.

The cast included renowned movie star Alec Baldwin. According to the outlet, it was him who cocked the rifle during the rehearsal. Baldwin had no idea the gun was loaded. The shot killed Halyna Hutchins, the 42-year-old camerawoman. The lady was brought to the hospital but she succumbed to the fatal wound.

Joel Souza, the film director who was in a grave condition with a gunshot wound is now discharged from hospital. The movie is not going to be filmed further until the end of the investigation.

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