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Film Armorer Blames Ammo Supplier in Deadly ‘Rust’ Shooting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) –A new lawsuit accused an ammunition supplier Wednesday of creating dangerous conditions on a movie set where a gun held by actor Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer, by including live ammunition in a box that was …

Lawyer Backs Up Baldwin’s Assertion He Didn’t Pull Trigger

NEW YORK (AP) — The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a prop gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer, backs up the actor’s assertion that he did not pull the trigger. Lisa Torraco, …

Investigators Track Ammunition in Fatal Film Set Shooting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities pursued new leads Tuesday on possible sources of live ammunition involved in actor Alec Baldwin’s fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of a western movie, as they searched the premises …

Crew Member Sues Alec Baldwin, Others Over ‘Rust’ Shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of lighting on the film “Rust” filed a lawsuit Wednesday over Alec Baldwin’s fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of the Western, alleging negligence that caused him “severe emotional …

‘Rust’ Film Armorer Says Someone May Have Put Bullet in Gun

The woman in charge of weapons on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins said Wednesday night that she had inspected the gun Baldwin shot but doesn’t know how a live bullet ended up inside. …

‘Rust’ Assistant Director Hopes For Film Industry Changes

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin the gun that killed a cinematographer says he hopes the tragedy prompts the film industry to “reevaluate its values and practices” to ensure no one is harmed again. …

How it Happened: Inside Movie Set Where Baldwin’s Gun Fired

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Light from a high afternoon sun slanted through the tall windows of the weathered wooden church, catching on the plank floorboards and illuminating the stained glass. Outside, the arid ground of the northern New Mexico …

Alec Baldwin Bullet Sent to FBI Crime Lab, Sheriff Says

New Mexico authorities are asking the FBI to analyze the bullet fired by actor Alec Baldwin that killed a cinematographer on the set of his film last week. Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza said at a press conference Wednesday …

Potential Legal Woes Mount After ‘Rust’ Shooting Tragedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin the actor, who pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming “Rust” in New Mexico and unwittingly killed a cinematographer and injured a director, likely won’t be held criminally or civilly liable for …

Crew Member: Baldwin Careful With Guns Before Fatal Shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A camera operator told authorities that Alec Baldwin had been careful with weapons on the set of the film “Rust” before the actor shot and killed a cinematographer with a gun he’d been told was safe …