DA Says Criminal Charges May Be Filed Against Baldwin

From THEHILL.COM

The Sante Fe County district attorney is not ruling out criminal charges in the fatal shooting that took place on the movie set of “Rust” last week involving actor Alec Baldwin.

Mary Carmack-Altwies, district attorney, told The New York Times, “We have not ruled out anything. Everything at this point, including criminal charges, is on the table.”

Carmack-Altwies also said the investigation was focusing on ballistics, in order to find out what kind of round was in the gun Baldwin used that killed 42-year-old Halyna Hutchins, the film’s cinematographer and injured Joel Souza, director of “Rust.”

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After obtaining a search warrant, detectives found three revolvers, spent casings and ammunition in boxes and a fanny pack on the set of the film. What type of ammunition was found on set was not disclosed.

Carmack-Altwies also told the Times that she took issue with the term “prop-gun,” which she says could give way to misinterpretation. “It was a legit gun. It was an antique-era appropriate gun.”

The Sante Fe County Sheriff’s Office is carefully proceeding with the investigation, citing t... (Read more)

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