Rust had been in the news for all the wrong reasons. It has witnessed one of the most horrific tragedies in recent times. The set saw one of the most unfortunate mishaps. Alec Baldwin was seemingly rehearsing one of his shots. The scene required him to point a gun at the camera and shoot it. However, tragedy struck as Baldwin was unaware of the fact that the prop gun he had was fully loaded.
Alec playfully pointed the gun at the camera and pulled the trigger. A shot was fired immediately which hit a camera person, Halyna Hutchins. She immediately clutched her mid-area and fell. On being rushed to the hospital, Hutchins was declared to be dead.
The incident saw the director of the film Joel Souza get injured. He was standing right next to Hutchins. Souza received preliminary medical treatments before being released. This incident shook the cinema industry significantly. The initial fingers were pointed at Baldwin. However, he denied knowing any bullets inside the gun.
Alec Baldwin stated that he did not want to injure anybody in the set. He casually wanted to rehearse his shot before shooting it. Baldwin was equally shocked after the incident on the sets of Rust. Let us learn more about the story in detail below.
Rust Actor Traumatized After Firing The Gun
The incident of Rust left everybody shocked. One can only imagine the trauma of Alec Baldwin. In a recent interview, he stated that he was not responsible for what happened. He clarified himself by saying that the bullet should not have been loaded. He further explained that the existence of the bullet in the shooting premises was a mystery.
The incident on the sets of Rusts left many question marks. Baldwin demanded to know who put the live bullet inside the gun prop. Investigators are trying hard to solve the mystery.