Prop gun kills cinematographer on set of Alec Baldwin’s Rust

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Filmmaker Halyna Hutchins attends the 2018 Sundance Film Festival Official Kickoff Party Hosted By SundanceTV at Sundance TV HQ on January 19, 2018 in Park City, Utah.

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A cinematographer was killed and director injured Thursday when a prop gun discharged on the set of Alec Baldwin’s western movie Rust while filming in New Mexico.

Halyna Hutchins and director Joel Souza “were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin,” according to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office.

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