Alec Baldwin Issues Statement About Fatal Prop Gun Incident
"There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins"
In a pair of tweets issued through his professional page for the Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation, he expressed his sadness and confirmed that he was cooperating with police to get to the bottom of the incident. He also wrote that he was in touch with Hutchins' husband.
1-— AlecBaldwin(HABF) (@AlecBaldwin) October 22, 2021
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
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
Rust is an indie production currently filming in New Mexico. Baldwin is serving as both an actor and producer. Hutchins was taken to Albuquerque's University of New Mexico Hospital by helicopter, where she died from her injuries. Souza was treated at Santa Fe's Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.