Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack Altwies announced in a statement that the lawsuit will be filed against Alec Baldwin and Hanna Gutierrez Reed. In the statement, “Actor and producer Alec Baldwin and the set’s gun supervisor Gutierrez Reed are both facing charges of “manslaughter”. In his statement, prosecutor Altwies stressed that after a thorough investigation, sufficient evidence had been obtained to make this accusation. The prosecutor said, “From my point of view, no one is above the law and everyone deserves justice,” he concluded.
rust Alec Baldwin, the producer and lead actor of the movie, and Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the gun responsible for the set, face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine.
Cinematographer Alec Baldwin’s gun was fired in the horrific set accident that occurred in October 2021 Halina Hutchins died, and the film’s director, Joel Souza, was injured. Baldwin claimed that he did not realize that the gun was loaded. In his statement in December 2021, the famous actor said, “I don’t know what happened in that set. I don’t know how that bullet got to that gun.”
in October of last year Alec Baldwin and the production company had agreed an undisclosed amount of money with Hutchins’ family. Prior to that, Hutchins’ husband, Matthew Hutchins, had sued for violating industry standards.
“We all believe that Halyna’s death was a terrible accident. I am not interested in making mutual accusations or pardoning the crime,” the painful wife said at the time.