Film crew member handed Alec Baldwin loaded gun, told him it was safe, Unsealed court documents reveal

Film crew member handed Alec Baldwin loaded gun, told him it was safe, Unsealed court documents reveal



An assistant director gave Hollywood Actor, Alec Baldwin a loaded gun and told him it was safe to use on set moments before the actor pulled the trigger and shot dead a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of a Western movie, court documents have revealed.


The assistant director, Dave Halls, told a New Mexico detectives he did not know the prop gun was loaded with live rounds, the document said.



“Cold gun!” Halls yelled before he handed it to Baldwin, The Associated Press reported. By yelling “Cold gun!”, a phrase used by film crews during movie sets that use guns or military equipment, Halls was indicating that the gun was safe to use on the set.


Unaware that the gun was loaded, Baldwin fired, striking cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, while Hutchins was hit in the chest.Latest Post
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