Alec Baldwin: ‘Heart Is Broken’ Over On-Set Shooting That Killed Cinematographer

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A record  representation  of Alec Baldwin attending the NYU Tisch School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Gala astatine  Jazz astatine  Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall successful  New York connected  April 4, 2016. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

A record representation of Alec Baldwin attending the NYU Tisch School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Gala astatine Jazz astatine Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall successful New York connected April 4, 2016. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES—Actor Alec Baldwin expressed “shock and sadness” Oct. 22 implicit the decease of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed erstwhile Baldwin fired a prop weapon connected a movie acceptable successful New Mexico.

Hutchins, 42, died astatine the University of New Mexico Hospital successful Albuquerque pursuing the on-set mishap Thursday. The film’s director, Joel Souza, 48, was besides injured, but helium was treated and released from the hospital.

“There are nary words to convey my daze and sadness regarding the tragic mishap that took the beingness of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother, and profoundly admired workfellow of ours,” Baldwin wrote connected his Twitter leafage Friday morning.

“My bosom is breached for her husband, their lad and each who knew and loved Haylna.”

Halyna Hutchins Halyna Hutchins astatine the 70th Cannes Film Festival successful Cannes, France, connected May 20, 2017. (Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Baldwin, 63, was filming a country for the movie “Rust” connected a movie acceptable southbound of Santa Fe, New Mexico, connected Thursday erstwhile helium discharged the prop weapon.

Sheriff’s officials were continuing to analyse the matter.

Baldwin said helium is afloat cooperating with the constabulary investigation.

The circumstances of the shooting were inactive unclear.

The “Rust” accumulation institution issued a connection Thursday saying, “The full formed and unit has been perfectly devastated by today’s tragedy, and we nonstop our deepest condolences to Halyna’s household and loved ones. We person halted accumulation connected the movie for an undetermined play of clip and are afloat cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Department’s investigation.”

City News Service

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