Alec Baldwin Says His Heart is Broken After Fatal Shooting

The actor says he is cooperating with police officers investigating why the gun killed the movie’s director of photography and wounded the director.


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Alec Baldwin says he is shocked and saddened after the fatal shooting.

Alec Baldwin speaking on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about the shooting on the set of the film “Rust” on Thursday.Credit…Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican, via Associated Press

Oct. 22, 2021Updated 12:16 p.m. ET

Alec Baldwin put out a statement Friday saying he was cooperating with the police in their investigation of the fatal shooting on the set of the film “Rust,” where officials said he had fired a gun used as a prop the day before and killed the movie’s director of photography.

The statement on social media was the first time Mr. Baldwin had spoken publicly about the shooting.

There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and

— AlecBaldwin(HABF) (@AlecBaldwin)

October 22, 2021

2- I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.

— AlecBaldwin(HABF) (@AlecBaldwin)

October 22, 2021

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