“The reality is, it’s very complicated, from an evidentiary standpoint and a forensics standpoint, it is a very complicated case,” Santa Fe County Sheriff’s public information officer Juan Rios told Fox News after the conference. “It really is. It would be complicated for any agency.”
“The number of witnesses, the amount of people involved, the fact that someone has lost their life, someone was injured” all make this case complicated, according to Rios.
The complication of the case is only compounded when trying to piece together all of the evidence, Rios explained.
“It’s a puzzle,” 彼が追加した. “Nothing is clear-cut at this point.”
間に 記者会見, Santa Fe sheriff Adan Mendoza said it’s “too early” to tell if criminal charges will be brought in this case.
Baldwin accidentally shot and killed Hutchins last week after he was handed what he believed to be a “コールドガン” by assistant director Dave Halls. Per the Associated Press, Halls was unaware live rounds were inside the firearm, according to an application for a search warrant executed by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mendoza reiterated those events at the top of the press conference.
An inventory report obtained by Fox News on Tuesday revealed that authorities collected three revolvers, a fanny pack with “ammo,” “loose ammo,” ナイン “spent casing(s)” そして 14 swabs of “suspected blood” from the movie set among other items while executing the warrant.
Sheriff Mendoza explained that 500 rounds of ammunition were taken from the scene. Those rounds included dummies, blanks and live rounds, according to the sheriff.