The family of the operator who died on the set of “Rust” filed a lawsuit against Baldwin

Relatives of cameraman Galina Hutchins, who died from an accidental gunshot while filming Rust, filed a manslaughter lawsuit against actor and producer Alec Baldwin and other creators of the Western, Forbes writes.


The lawsuit notes that the defendants were aware of security issues with firearms on set. According to lawyers for the Hutchins family, “negligence and cost-cutting measures” led to the death of the operator. in New Mexico, actor Alec Baldwin fired a pistol loaded with live ammunition. Director Joel Souza and cinematographer Galina Hutchins were injured. Souza was released from the hospital a few hours later, Hutchins died. 

Earlier Baldwin stated that he did not pull the trigger of a revolver on the set of Rust.


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