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Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over shooting

Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over shooting

By Rashika Kumar
Friday 20/01/2023
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Actor Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed on a film set when he fired a prop gun.

Baldwin had been rehearsing a scene for the Western film Rust when the shooting happened at a ranch near Sante Fe, New Mexico in October, 2021.

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the film's armourer, will also be charged.

Santa Fe's District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies says actor and producer Baldwin and Gutierrez-Reed will each be charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Both face up to 18 months in jail and a US$5,000 fine if convicted.

[Source: BBC]



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