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Actor Alec Baldwin Shoots And Kills Director Of Photography On Movie Set

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Actor Alec Baldwin has shot and killed a woman on a movie set after discharging a prop firearm in New Mexico on Thursday.

According to a law enforcement statement, the woman, who is the Director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the University Of New Mexico Hospital.

Alec Baldwin PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images

Another person, Director Joel Souza, was also injured and is currently on admission at Christus St. Vincent’s Regional Medical Center.

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The incident happened on the set of the movie “Rust”.

“According to investigators it appears that the scene being filmed involved the use of a prop firearm when it was discharged,” the statement said. “Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged.”

The incident happened at approximately 1:50 p.m. local time, investigators said.

The Sheriff’s Office said no charges have been filed.

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