Un comunicato stampa del dipartimento dello sceriffo di Santa Fe ha detto che gli agenti sono stati spediti sul set intorno 1:50 p.m. ora locale e la chiamata indicava che un individuo era stato colpito.
Investigators said that the prop firearm was being used on the scene during filming when it was discharged. Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged, disse lo sceriffo.
According to the media release, one shooting victim – a 42-year-old female – was transported via helicopter to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where the sheriff’s office confirmed she later died.
The second victim – a 42-year-old male – was transported by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent’s Hospital where he is receiving emergency care.
A production spokesperson from Rust Movie Productions LLC told Scadenza in a statement on Thursday that the accident happened “involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks” e quello “production has been halted for the time being.”
“The safety of our cast and crew remains our top priority,” the memorandum reads, secondo la presa.
A spokesperson for the department relayed to Deadline that criminal investigators were called to the scene on the Bonanza Creek Ranch Thursday afternoon. tuttavia, it remains unclear if sending criminal investigators to the site is simple protocol.
Nel frattempo, the sheriff said in their statement that the incident remains an active investigation.
In the film, Baldwin stars as Harland Rust, an outlaw who helps his estranged grandson get out of prison in Kansas after the 13-year-old is “convicted of an accidental murder and sentenced to hang,” secondo Scadenza.
Giovedì presto, Baldwin shared a photo of himself in full character to Instagram with the caption: “Back to in person at the office. Blimey…it’s exhausting.”
A rep for Baldwin as well as reps for the production company did not immediately respond to Fox News’ richiesta di commento.
Fox News’ Lauryn Overhultz and Mariah Haas contributed to this report.