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Old August 18th, 2022 #101
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Fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin ruled accident

By David Propper
August 16, 2022

The shooting death of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of “Rust” last year was an accident, New Mexico’s Office of Medical Investigator determined.

The medical investigator’s report, which was completed following an autopsy and a review of police reports, was made public Monday by the Santé Fe County Sheriff’s Office.

Prosecutors have yet to determine if any charges should be filed in the case as they review the latest reports, including from the FBI on the revolver and ammunition that were collected after the shooting.

They are also awaiting cellphone data from Baldwin’s legal team.

The medical investigator’s ruling led Baldwin’s lawyers to argue their client should not face charges connected to the “tragic accident” that killed Halyna Hutchins on Oct. 21. The film’s director, Joel Souza, was wounded in the shooting.
Baldwin told ABC News in December he pointed the gun at Hutchins after she instructed him to on the set of the Western film that Baldwin was also producing. He said the gun fired after he cocked it, but denied pulling the trigger.

“The trigger wasn’t pulled,” he said. “I didn’t pull the trigger.”

But an FBI analysis of the revolver Baldwin held suggested the gun worked and would not have gone off unless it was fully cocked and the trigger was pulled.

Nikas, Baldwin’s lawyer, told Fox News “the FBI report is being misconstrued.”
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Default Alec Baldwin, armorer charged with involuntary manslaughter in fatal ‘Rust’ shooting of Halyna Hutchins

"Alec Baldwin will be criminally charged in connection with the “Rust” shooting that left cinematographer Halyna Hutchins dead, prosecutors said Thursday.

New Mexico prosecutors will charge Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed with two federal counts of involuntary manslaughter over the death of Hutchins on the “Rust” film set in October 2021, when a real bullet was loaded into a prop gun.

Assistant director David Halls, who handed Baldwin the loaded gun, accepted a misdemeanor charge in a plea deal.

“If any one of these three people — Alec Baldwin, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed or David Halls — had done their job, Halyna Hutchins would be alive today. It’s that simple,” special prosecutor Andrea Reeb said.

Baldwin and Gutierrez-Reed will both be charged “in the alternative,” meaning the jury will decide which of the two charges — involuntary manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter in the commission of a lawful act — they are or are not guilty of. Both felony charges hold a maximum prison sentence of 18 months and a fine of up to $5,000.

District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies, who will hand down the charges, said that following “a thorough review of the evidence and the laws … I have determined that there is sufficient evidence to file criminal charges against Alec Baldwin and other members of the ‘Rust’ film crew.”
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Explaining Alec Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter charges, potential prison time

By Marjorie Hernandez
January 31, 2023

Alec Baldwin could be behind bars for five years if he’s convicted in the death of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins — but the disgraced actor has vowed to fight the charges.

What charges is Alec Baldwin facing?

Baldwin, 64, faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter for Hutchins’ October 2021 death on the set of the Western film.

The “30 Rock” star, who accidentally fired the fatal shot that killed Hutchins, was charged “in the alternative,” meaning if he’s found guilty, the jury will have to choose between two charges.

How much prison time could he get?

The first charge, involuntary manslaughter, is a fourth-degree felony that carries a maximum sentence of 18 months in prison.

The second charge, involuntary manslaughter in the commission of a lawful act, is also punishable with up to 18 months in prison — but prosecutors tacked on a firearm enhancement to the charge, which would mandate Baldwin spend five years behind bars.
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Alec Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter in Rust shooting

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By Nadine Yousif & Madeline Halpert
BBC News, Toronto

Alec Baldwin was on the phone during firearms training for a movie where he fatally shot a cinematographer on set, prosecutors said, as they charged him with involuntary manslaughter.

Santa Fe's District Attorney's Office accused the actor of "many instances of extremely reckless acts".

Halyna Hutchins died on the set of Rust in New Mexico after Mr Baldwin allegedly fired a prop gun.

The film's armourer has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

The documents released on Tuesday detailing the charges - first announced on 19 January - portray a chaotic set with a reckless approach to gun safety.

Mr Baldwin was "distracted" talking to family members on his mobile phone during training on how to operate the prop gun, Robert Shilling, a special investigator for the district attorney's office, wrote in a statement of probable cause filed with the manslaughter charges.

If Mr Baldwin had performed mandatory safety checks with armourer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed and not pointed the gun at Hutchins, the "tragedy would not have occurred", Mr Shilling argued.

"This reckless deviation from known standards and practice and protocol directly caused the fatal shooting," he said.

"Baldwin knew the first rule of gun safety is never point a gun at someone you don't intend on shooting," Mr Shilling added.

The charging document outlines at least a dozen "acts or omissions of recklessness" leading up to the shooting, including:
  1. Not using a replica firearm for an unscheduled rehearsal

  2. Letting the armourer leave the set against protocol

  3. Deviating from the practice of only receiving the gun from the armourer

  4. Not dealing with safety complaints on set

  5. Not performing required safety checks with the armourer, who was hired without adequate certification

Lawyers for Mr Baldwin and Ms Gutierrez-Reed have said they intend to fight the charges in court.

If found guilty, Mr Baldwin and Ms Gutierrez-Reed could face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 (£4,050) fine. They will be tried by a jury, according to prosecutors.
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Boston-born Hilaria Baldwin is ridiculed for slipping into 'beyond offensive' Spanish accent while asking photographers to leave her kids alone in wake of husband Alec's manslaughter charge

PUBLISHED: 21:51 GMT, 21 January 2023 | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 24 January 2023

Hilaria Baldwin has come under fire again for using a fake Spanish accent while telling off photographers.

The born-and-bred Bostonian, 39, apologized two years ago for faking a Spanish accent and claimed she had been raised with two cultures.

Now, she is under fire again after she approached photographers in New York City to chew them out for taking pictures of her children.

Hilaria - who was born Hillary Lynn Hayward-Thomas - appeared to slip back into her old accent as she dodged questions about her husband's involuntary manslaughter charge.

The actor, 64, and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, were charged for the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins for firing the fatal shot on the set of Rust. Baldwin says he'll fight the charges vigorously, calling it a 'miscarriage of justice.'

His wife approached photographers this week, cutting off their questions, stating: 'I’m going to tell you what I’m going to say, you’re not going to ask me questions. I want you guys to realize we have seven kids, and you being here to escort them to school and to be there when they come home is not good.

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