Alec, 63, discharged a prop gun and killed the movie’s cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. “Ruggine” director Joel Souza was also wounded but later released from the hospital. The incident took place on Thursday at Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, Nuovo Messico.
“My love and support go to Halyna Hutchins’ family and friends. Sending healing thoughts to Joel Souza,” Irlanda, 25, wrote Friday on her Instagram Story. “And wishing I could hug my dad extra tight today.”
Alec’s brother, Stephen Baldwin, also posted a statement on Instagram regarding the incident which read, “Asking for prayers tonight friends not much can be said other than please pray for all involved in the tragic in the wake of this tragic accident thank you.” He captioned the post, “Psalm91.”
In the morning on Friday, Alec expressed his condolences to Hutchins’ family and called the shooting an accident.
“Non ci sono parole per esprimere il mio shock e la mia tristezza per il tragico incidente che ha tolto la vita a Halyna Hutchins, una moglie, nostra madre e nostra collega profondamente ammirata,” he said Friday morning on Twitter.
“Sto collaborando pienamente con le indagini della polizia per affrontare come si è verificata questa tragedia e sono in contatto con suo marito, offrendo il mio sostegno a lui e alla sua famiglia. Il mio cuore è spezzato per suo marito, il loro figlio, e tutti coloro che conoscevano e amavano Halyna,” ha concluso l'attore.
“The entire cast and crew has been absolutely devastated by today’s tragedy, and we send our deepest condolences to Halyna’s family and loved ones,” a spokesperson for Rust Movies Productions LLC said in a statement obtained by Deadline.
“We have halted production on the film for an undetermined period of time and are fully cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Department’s investigation,” la dichiarazione continuava. “We will be providing counseling services to everyone connected to the film as we work to process this awful event.”
As indicated in the statement, authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
“Sig. Baldwin was questioned by investigators and released,” a rep from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said, per l'uscita. “No arrests or charges have been filed.”
Hanno aggiunto: “This investigation remains open and active. No charges have been filed in regard to this incident. Witnesses continue to be interviewed by detectives.”
A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched to the set around 1:50 p.m. ora locale, and the call indicated an individual had been shot.