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Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin will be charged with manslaughter while filming Rust.
This is reported by the media, citing a statement by New Mexico District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altvis.< br />
Charges will also be filed against the person responsible for the gun that killed cameraman Galina Hutchins, she said. If found guilty, they both face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine.
“After a thorough examination of the evidence and the laws of the state of New Mexico, I have come to the conclusion that there is enough evidence to file a criminal case against Alec Baldwin and other members of the Rust crew, — The prosecutor's statement said.
The actor's lawyer considers the manslaughter charge a “terrible miscarriage of justice.” He promised to refute the accusation.
“This decision misrepresents the tragic death of Galina Hutchins and constitutes a terrible miscarriage of justice. Mr. Baldwin had no reason to believe that there was live ammunition in the gun or anywhere else on the set.” bullet. He relied on the professionals he worked with who assured him that the gun was free of live ammunition. We will fight these allegations and win,” — said Luke Nikas.
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