Baldwin firearm contained ‘live' round, union says in email, following report actor got furious over being given ‘hot gun'

Posted On: Dec 5, 2021   |   Posted By: RT

Baldwin firearm contained ‘live' round, union says in email, following report actor got furious over being given ‘hot gun'

A prop masters union spokesperson has said that the gun actor Alec Baldwin fired on the ‘Rust' movie set that killed the film's cinematographer and injured its director contained a “live round.”
“A live single round was accidentally fired on set by the principal actor, hitting both the Director of Photography, Local 600 member Halnya Hutchins, and Director Joel Souza,” an email sent by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 44, a prop masters union, to its members on Friday read, according to a report from IndieWire.
The email went on to state that all members of the Props, Set Decoration, Special Effects and Construction Departments are staffed by New Mexico crew, and no one directly involved with the union is involved.
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