According to BBC, a woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set for the 19th Century western Rust.
Actor and producer Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun on a New Mexico movie set that killed the director of photography and injured the director, an accident that is renewing questions about safety hazards on film sets.
Halyna Hutchins, 42, was shot while working on the set as director of photography. She was flown to hospital by helicopter but died of her injuries.
While the man, 48-year-old director Joel Souza, was taken from the scene at Bonanza Creek Ranch by ambulance. Police said they were investigating and that no charges had been filed.
In a statement to the AFP news agency, a Santa Fe sheriff spokesman said Mr. Baldwin had spoken to detectives. “He came involuntarily and he left the building after he finished his interviews,” the spokesman said.