Alec Baldwin fired shot that killed one, wounded another on film set

taxslave

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Sonif Alex didn't pull the trigger, he must of had one of them new fangled automatic handguns that just go off by themselves.
 

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If this was anyone else than the person responsible for this film I might believe him but as it is it sounds like lawyer talk...

I mean there's no 'proof' he pulled the trigger is there?

Isn't that actually almost impossible to prove?
As my brother used to say, 'Blame the fool not the tool". Since a gun is a tool, prop gun or otherwise, guess what that makes Alex "Gunner" Baldwin?
 

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Alec Baldwin denies responsibility for fatal shooting on 'Rust' set
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Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.
Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Photo by Jim Weber /Santa Fe New Mexican via AP
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LOS ANGELES — Alec Baldwin on Thursday denied responsibility for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of his Western movie “Rust,” saying he would have killed himself if he believed it was his fault.
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In an emotional television interview, the actor said he did not pull the trigger on the gun he was holding during a rehearsal, and that he did not think he would be criminally charged in the case.

“I feel someone is responsible for what happened, but I know it isn’t me. I might have killed myself if I thought I was responsible, and I don’t say that lightly,” Baldwin told ABC television’s George Stephanopoulos in his first public comments about the Oct. 21 shooting on the set near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was wounded when the gun fired off a live bullet.
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The incident, including how live ammunition made its way to the set, is still being investigated by authorities in New Mexico. No criminal charges have been filed.

Baldwin had been told the gun was “safe” by crew members in charge of checking weapons.

“I’ve been told by people in the know… that it is highly unlikely I would be charged with anything criminally,” Baldwin said.

Baldwin said he “would never point a gun at anyone and pull a trigger at them.”
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In his first public description of what happened, he said the Colt revolver went off when he was cocking the gun and rehearsing camera angles with Hutchins.
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“In this scene, I am going to cock the gun. I said, ‘Do you want to see that?’ And she said yes. So I take the gun and I start to cock the gun. I’m not going to pull the trigger. I said, ‘Did you see that?’ She said, ‘Well just cheat it down and tilt it down a little bit like that’. And I cocked the gun and go, ‘Can you see that? Can you see that? And I let go of the hammer of the gun and the gun goes off.”

Baldwin said he first thought Hutchins had fainted and it wasn’t until hours later that he was told she had died. He said he “couldn’t imagine” ever making a movie that involved guns again.

The actor, best known for TV comedy series “30 Rock,” has been widely criticized for not checking the gun thoroughly himself. But he insisted in the interview that was not the actor’s job.
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“When that person who was charged with that job, handed me the weapon, I trusted them… In the 40 years I’ve been in this business all the way up until that day, I’ve never had a problem,” he said.

Two crew members have filed civil lawsuits accusing Baldwin, the producers and others of negligence and lax safety protocols on the set. But Baldwin said he “did not observe any safety or security issues at all in the time I was there.”
 

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“In this scene, I am going to cock the gun. I said, ‘Do you want to see that?’ And she said yes. So I take the gun and I start to cock the gun. I’m not going to pull the trigger. I said, ‘Did you see that?’ She said, ‘Well just cheat it down and tilt it down a little bit like that’. And I cocked the gun and go, ‘Can you see that? Can you see that? And I let go of the hammer of the gun and the gun goes off.”

If this is the way it happened, I can see him shifting the blame of that part to someone else. Trouble he still has, as the producer, he is still one of the someone elses. He hired the dimwits that were supposed to take care of this stuff.

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“I’ve been told by people in the know… that it is highly unlikely I would be charged with anything criminally,” Baldwin said.

Well of course he won't. He's a Democrap darling who is also shielded by wealth and celebrity privilege.
 
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Alec Baldwin denies responsibility for fatal shooting on 'Rust' set
Author of the article:
Reuters
Reuters
Jill Serjeant and Brendan O'Brien
Publishing date:
Dec 02, 2021 • 8 hours ago • 2 minute read •
14 Comments
Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.
Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Photo by Jim Weber /Santa Fe New Mexican via AP
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LOS ANGELES — Alec Baldwin on Thursday denied responsibility for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of his Western movie “Rust,” saying he would have killed himself if he believed it was his fault.
Advertisement
Story continues below
Article content

In an emotional television interview, the actor said he did not pull the trigger on the gun he was holding during a rehearsal, and that he did not think he would be criminally charged in the case.

“I feel someone is responsible for what happened, but I know it isn’t me. I might have killed myself if I thought I was responsible, and I don’t say that lightly,” Baldwin told ABC television’s George Stephanopoulos in his first public comments about the Oct. 21 shooting on the set near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was wounded when the gun fired off a live bullet.
Advertisement
Story continues below
Article content

The incident, including how live ammunition made its way to the set, is still being investigated by authorities in New Mexico. No criminal charges have been filed.

Baldwin had been told the gun was “safe” by crew members in charge of checking weapons.

“I’ve been told by people in the know… that it is highly unlikely I would be charged with anything criminally,” Baldwin said.

Baldwin said he “would never point a gun at anyone and pull a trigger at them.”
More On This Topic

The film set of
Live bullets on 'Rust' set may have been recycled ammo: Court documents
Candles are placed around a photo of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during a vigil held in her honour at Albuquerque Civic Plaza in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct. 23, 2021.
'Rust' script never called for gun to be fired: Hollywood Reporter

In his first public description of what happened, he said the Colt revolver went off when he was cocking the gun and rehearsing camera angles with Hutchins.
Advertisement
Story continues below
Article content

“In this scene, I am going to cock the gun. I said, ‘Do you want to see that?’ And she said yes. So I take the gun and I start to cock the gun. I’m not going to pull the trigger. I said, ‘Did you see that?’ She said, ‘Well just cheat it down and tilt it down a little bit like that’. And I cocked the gun and go, ‘Can you see that? Can you see that? And I let go of the hammer of the gun and the gun goes off.”

Baldwin said he first thought Hutchins had fainted and it wasn’t until hours later that he was told she had died. He said he “couldn’t imagine” ever making a movie that involved guns again.

The actor, best known for TV comedy series “30 Rock,” has been widely criticized for not checking the gun thoroughly himself. But he insisted in the interview that was not the actor’s job.
Advertisement
Story continues below
Article content

“When that person who was charged with that job, handed me the weapon, I trusted them… In the 40 years I’ve been in this business all the way up until that day, I’ve never had a problem,” he said.

Two crew members have filed civil lawsuits accusing Baldwin, the producers and others of negligence and lax safety protocols on the set. But Baldwin said he “did not observe any safety or security issues at all in the time I was there.”
Of course he is not responsible for his actions. That is the woke way.
 
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“I’ve been told by people in the know… that it is highly unlikely I would be charged with anything criminally,” Baldwin said.

Well of course he won't. He's a Democrap darling who is also shielded by wealth and celebrity privilege.
It's the guns fault...always the guns fault when the political or social demographic doesn't fit. Just like the "SUV that slammed into the Wisconsin Parade and killed 5" last week. Crazy dangerous SUV's.
 

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It's the guns fault...always the guns fault when the political or social demographic doesn't fit. Just like the "SUV that slammed into the Wisconsin Parade and killed 5" last week. Crazy dangerous SUV's.
Oh, quit whining. Alec was just standin' up fer his rahts as a Murkan!