Two members of the production team were shot by the actor.
Alec Baldwin, an American actor, inadvertently killed a lady on set.
According to multiple sources, the actor fatally shot a cinematographer and seriously injured a director during a horrific accident on the set of the film ‘Rust’ in New Mexico.
“An accident involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks occurred today on the ‘Rust‘ set in New Mexico,” a production spokesperson informed Deadline.
According to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, the tragedy struck the Western drama’s director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, and its director, Joel Souza.
Hutchins died as a result of her injuries after being flown to the hospital.
Authorities say Souza was being treated at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe.
The Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that “detectives are investigating how and what sort of projectile was discharged.”
According to TMZ, the two workers were hit by shrapnel or a bullet.