American entertainer, Alec Baldwin, released a prop weapon on a film set on Thursday, prompting the passing of the movie's head of photography and injury of its chief.
A representative for the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office, Juan Rios, uncovered that the cinematographer, 42-year-old Halyna Hutchins was killed, and the chief, 48-year-old Joel Souza, was harmed around 1.50pm.
The 63-year-old entertainer was on the film set of "Rust," which was being recorded at Santa Fe County in New Mexico when the lethal mishap occurred, New York Timesreported.
Rios expressed that the shooting occurred in the scene and the conditions of the event are being scrutinized.
As per the authority, the Sheriff's Office was directing meetings with individuals present on the set to decide how the occurrence occured.
"We're attempting to decide right now how and what kind of shot was utilized in the gun," he said.
The authority on Thursday night said charges are yet to be documented against anybody as respects the shooting.
Rios said that after the shooting, Ms. Htchins was traveled to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where she later kicked the bucket.
He added that the harmed chief was taken to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe however no data has been made accessible on his condition.
Meanwhile, Baldwin's agent and the film makers didn't promptly react to messages or calls on Thursday night, the authority said.
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