Girl killed on set of Alec Baldwin movie ‘Rust’ after prop gun incident

One crew member was killed and a second was injured after an incident with a prop gun Thursday on the set of Alec Baldwin’s newest movie in New Mexico.

A 42-year-old girl died within the incident, and a 42-year-old man was injured, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Division mentioned.

“It seems that the scene being filmed concerned the usage of a prop firearm when it was discharged,” the division mentioned in a press release. “Detectives are investigating how and what kind of projectile was discharged.”

Aerial footage exhibits an previous church that seemed to be blocked off on the scene.Courtesy KOB

The injured man was taken to the hospital by ambulance and is receiving emergency care, officers mentioned.

“There was an accident as we speak on the New Mexico set of Rust involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks,” a spokesperson for Baldwin advised NBC Information. “Manufacturing has been halted in the interim. The security of our forged and crew stays our high precedence.”

Bonanza Creek Ranch is usually used for western productions. Aerial footage from native NBC affiliate KOB confirmed an previous church that seemed to be blocked off.

The movie facilities round a 13-year-old boy who goes on the run together with his estranged grandfather after he is sentenced to hold for the unintended killing of a neighborhood rancher within the Eighteen Eighties, in line with the film’s logline.

Baldwin is a co-producer on the movie, which was written and directed by Joel Souza. Travis Fimmel, Brady Midday, Frances Fisher and Jensen Ackles are all additionally slated to seem.

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