Actor Alec Baldwin, has allegedly fired a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico, killing cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, and wounding director Joel Souza.
Reuters report that the incident occurred on Thursday on the set of independent feature film “Rust,” the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s.
“The sheriff’s office confirms that two individuals were shot on the set of Rust. Halyna Hutchins, 42, director of photography, and Joel Souza, 48, director, were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer and actor,” the police said in a statement.
According to the report, the shooting occurred at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, a production location south of Santa Fe in New Mexico.
No charges have yet been filed in regard to the incident, said the police, adding they are investigating the shooting.
Baldwin’s representatives have not yet responded to request for comment.