Alec Baldwin not asked to stay in New Mexico during 'Rust' movie investigation: police


Alec Baldwin was not asked to remain in New Mexico while the investigation into the "Rust" movie shooting takes place, Fox News can confirm.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s public information officer, Juan Rios, told Fox News, "No one's been charged or arrested. So you don't impose those types of things on people."

"And we're always of the mindset that people will be, if they don't live here, that they will continue to be cooperative with the investigators," he added.

On Thursday, Baldwin accidentally shot two people, killing "Rust" cinematography Halyna Hutchins, and injuring "Rust" director Joel Souza when he discharged a gun after being told it was "cold" or unloaded, per affidavits.

The Western movie was filming at Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico and currently, the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

The production company also confirmed it will be "conducting an internal review of our procedures while production is shut down" and providing mental health services to the cast and crew in light of the tragedy.

"The safety of our cast and crew is the top priority of Rust Productions and everyone associated with the company. Though we were not made aware of any official complaints concerning weapon or prop safety on set, we will be conducting... (Read more)

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