Alec Baldwin fires prop gun, tells ‘Rust’ crew ‘I don’t want to shoot toward you’ in newly released video


New footage of Alec Baldwin firing a prop gun on the set of "Rust" has been released as prosecutors consider re-charging the actor in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

Baldwin can be heard telling crew members to move out of the path of the gun in the video, obtained by NBC News. The footage was reportedly taken before Hutchins was fatally shot on October 21, 2021.

"Now wait a second. I'm going to shoot right," Baldwin said. "Do you mind going to the other side of the camera? I don't want to shoot toward you."

At another point Baldwin seems concerned for the safety of whoever is behind the camera saying, "I don't know why you're going up hills and all this other – you're going to break your f---ing neck."

Later in the clip, a woman can be heard saying, "Everyone doesn't need to be right here in the path of the gun. Could you please move?"

A representative for Baldwin did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital's request for comment.

Special prosecutors revealed they would ask a grand jury to decide if Baldwin should face criminal charges yet again, nearly two years after Hutchins' death.

"After extensive investigation over the past several months, additional facts have come to light that we believe show Mr. Baldwin has criminal culpability in the death of Halyna Hutchins and the shooting of Joel Souza," special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis said in a statement last month.... (Read more)

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