Alec Baldwin kills one,inures another with Prop Gun on set.

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  1. MiaBleu

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    Alec Baldwin shoots prop gun, killing 1 and injuring another on set of 'Rust,' New Mexico sheriff's deputies say

    "Producer and actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a woman and injured a man on the set of the movie “Rust” in New Mexico on Thursday, Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputies confirmed. No charges have been filed."

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/alec-baldwin-shoots-prop-gun-killing-1-injuring-another-set-n1282126?cid=eml_nbn_20211021&user_email=31538fe77b084701975d9091aa0bbf4ef284dc0ddf7d4abb252027c596581efa&$3p=e_sailthru&_branch_match_id=857693951420692326&utm_medium=Email Sailthru


    Oh dear........
     
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    From another source:

    Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a crew member and injuring the director on a film set, law enforcement officials said

    "The actor and producer shot two people in New Mexico on Thursday. One person died and another is undergoing treatment for his injuries, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
    The sheriff’s office received a 911 call reporting that a shooting occurred on set of the western film “Rust,” according to a news release. Baldwin, 63, had discharged a prop firearm."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nati...Q.n0Pt0Qdb7de3XeuFBW1tbd1pZ1Dxm4JEpOuB8XBXp1c
     
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    Must have been shooting a head on close up scene at the time
     
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    How do you shoot and kill the director of cinematography (not in the movie) then turn around and wound the director (Not in the movie)?
    This has a very weird vibe to it.
     
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    Was it real bullets or too close with blanks?

    Prop guns these days are almost always replicas modified to not be able to fire real bullets... but its also really hard to kill someone on accident with blanks. It would pretty much require pressing the prop directly against their temple or eyeball...

    Very strange indeed.
     
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    Weird indeed! It'll be interesting to see how this gets spun away into oblivion.....
     
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    It happened to a loser . I do feel terrible for the victims
     
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    Real bullets. She was hit in the stomach and the other in the shoulder, probably same bullet.

    Movies use real guns and usually blanks.

    Anti gun Baldwin did not follow simple gun rules.
     
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    They say blanks... but to be as close as 20 feet, he would have had to move the gun to hit the second person.... something doesn't add up, unless and of course, something isn't being released in regards to this.
     
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    No one said he turned around. Sounds like one discharge hit both victims, probably a blank from a shot-gun, possibly double barreled one.
     
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    Liberals should never be trusted with guns, not even fake guns.
     
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    This is a very strange story. I havnt seen any good explanations yet for what happened. I’m guessing somehow real bullets were used instead of blanks? I could see a blank killing one person if they were VERY unlucky and close, or did something stupid like leave a cleaning rod in the weapon. But how did two get hit? Very odd.
     
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    Bruce Lee (Kung Fu) son, Brandon Lee died in similar situation with a prop-gun and blank round.

    There might have been something stuck in the barrel, which would become a projectile when a blank is fired. That was the case with Brandon Lee's death. A rock could end up in a barrel of a shotgun.
     
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    Loaded with real bullets.
     
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    There is zero reason for them to use real bullets. Zero. Most of the time they use real firearms, with blank rounds.

    The gun discharged in the direction of the staff, not towards another actor while shooting a movie, so it must have been an accidental discharge.
     
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    No such thing as an accidental discharge. It’s a negligent discharge and manslaughter.
     
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    how sad, I did not even know prop guns were deadly, thought that was the idea of being blanks
     
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    A blank killed Bruce Lee’s son but it was very close to the head.
     
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    Depends. There are prop guns used in large scenes but are only carried. All of the guns you see being fired in movies are real guns. Even Princess Leia used real guns dressed up.
     
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    Depends on how it happened, which we don't know. Accidents do happen. My neighbor recently had an accidental discharge and the bullet destroyed the glass of her hurricane proof door. Most modern handguns wont go off even if dropped, but these guys were shooting a western, so they must have had older firearms, - old revolvers, shotguns etc
     
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    why would they use real guns?
     
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    this one says it was a real bullet for the bruce lee son, is that what the quote means?

    https://indianexpress.com/article/e...amily-comments-alec-baldwin-incident-7584595/

    "While filming The Crow, Brandon was hit by a .44 calibre slug while filming a death scene. The gun was meant to be filled with blank rounds, but autopsy revealed a real bullet that entered his body near his spine. It was later determined that the gun used had earlier fired a round that caused a cartridge to become lodged in the barrel. When blank rounds were later fired, the cartridge was dislodged and released."
     
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    While tragic for the two who were shot, I can't help but find this amusing. Couldn't have happened to a better person...
     
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    I suspect Alec Baldwin, being an idiot, was messing around with the prop gun and pointed it at one of them as a joke and pulled the trigger at close / contact range and killed them.. not to be too mordid, but a skull fragment could have wounded the other.
     
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    He's just dumb enough to do that.
     
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