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Alec Baldwin is kicking again whereas new discoveries are being made within the “Rust” taking pictures case.
On Thursday, Baldwin was seen leaving lunch at a luxe clam bar in Amagansett, New York, one of the vital costly cities within the Hamptons. Baldwin, 64, was sporting an off-the-cuff look, carrying a plain black t-shirt with blue shorts. He paired his look with black sun shades and brown leather-based sandals.
Also on Thursday, the authorized workforce for Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on set of “Rust,” slammed the New Mexico Sheriff’s workplace for a way they’ve dealt with the deadly incident.
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Gutierrez-Reed’s lawyer, Jason Bowles, shared an announcement with Fox News Digital on Thursday, stating: “The primary question in this case from the beginning has been where did the live rounds that ended upon the Rust set come from?”
“As can be seen from the attached emails, the Sheriff’s office made a conscious decision not to pursue this question at all by refusing to ask the FBI to test any of the rounds for fingerprints or DNA,” he alleged.
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“We now know for certain there were live rounds on set. It is inconceivable that the Sheriff would not seek answers to this fundamental question and it raises a serious problem with the entire investigation. We have long sought this answer and will not give up in pursuing the truth to find it,” the assertion concluded.
Gutierrez-Reed was the armorer on the “Rust” set. In October 2021, a gun Baldwin was holding discharged throughout a rehearsal for the movie, fatally injuring cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department had no touch upon Gutierrez-Reed’s assertion when reached by Fox News Digital.
On Saturday, a brand new discovery was made within the deadly “Rust” taking pictures.
According to ABC News, which obtained a replica of the FBI’s forensic report, the gun used on the New Mexico film set couldn’t have been fired with out pulling the set off.
The FBI performed an unintended discharge check and decided the gun used within the deadly taking pictures of Hutchins “could not be made to fire without a pull of the trigger,” the report acknowledged, in response to the outlet.
The check confirmed that when the .45 Colt caliber F.lli Pietta single-action revolver’s hammer was within the quarter and half-cock positions, the gun wouldn’t hearth with out the set off being pulled.
In December, Baldwin, who was in possession of the firearm on set, advised ABC News that he didn’t hearth the weapon. “The trigger wasn’t pulled,” Baldwin mentioned. “I didn’t pull the trigger.”
The investigation is presently nonetheless ongoing.
Baldwin spoke concerning the taking pictures once more in a brand new interview with CNN Friday. He as soon as once more deflected blame and revealed he employed a non-public investigator amid the police investigation.
“That private investigator, as you probably know, did not have a difficult time accessing the staff of the sheriff’s department and that person told us, quote, unquote, ‘We have known in the department since January that Alec would not be charged with a crime,’” he defined.
The actor additionally shared a clip from an article to his Instagram account Friday.
“The most important part of this article is this first sentence. No one has ever maintained, on my part, that a cocked gun just went off without pulling a trigger. The gun was never cocked. Never. The hammer was pulled back as far as it could go WITHOUT cocking the gun. When released, it caused the gun to fire. Not cocked. No trigger pull. Pull back hammer only…and release,” he wrote earlier than including, “Who put the live round in the gun?”
Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.