Alec Baldwin didn’t know weapon contained live round: warrant

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A distraught Alec Baldwin lingers successful  the parking batch  extracurricular  the Santa Fe County Sheriff's offices. A distraught Alec Baldwin lingers successful the parking batch extracurricular the Santa Fe County Sheriff's offices. Jim Weber/The New Mexican

SANTA FE, N.M. — Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded limb by an adjunct manager who indicated it was harmless to usage successful the moments earlier the histrion fatally changeable a cinematographer, tribunal records released Friday show.

The adjunct manager did not cognize the prop weapon was loaded with unrecorded rounds, according to a hunt warrant filed successful a Santa Fe court.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was changeable successful the chest. Director Joel Souza, who was lasting down her, was wounded, the records show.

The warrant was obtained Friday truthful that investigators could papers the country astatine the ranch wherever the shooting took place. It notes that Baldwin’s blood-stained costume for the Western movie “Rust” was taken arsenic evidence, arsenic was the limb that was fired.

Investigators besides seized different prop guns and ammunition that were being utilized during shooting of the movie starring Baldwin.

Earlier successful the day, Baldwin described the sidesplitting arsenic a “tragic accident.” Baldwin was performing astatine the clip of the shooting, the sheriff’s bureau said. It was unclear however galore rounds were fired, and small was known astir the weapon.

“There are nary words to convey my daze and sadness regarding the tragic mishap that took the beingness of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, parent and profoundly admired workfellow of ours. I’m afloat cooperating with the constabulary investigation,” Baldwin wrote connected Twitter. “My bosom is breached for her husband, their son, and each who knew and loved Halyna.”

Sheriff’s spokesperson Juan Rios said detectives were astatine the acceptable Friday greeting gathering grounds and information.

No contiguous charges were filed, and Baldwin is permitted to travel, helium said.

“He’s a escaped man,” Rios said.