Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza and Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies conducted a joint news conference to discuss the ongoing investigation into the fatal shooting on the Alec Baldwin film Rust. The event was live streamed on the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office Facebook page. You can click here to watch it.
You can also watch it here (fast forward to about the 30 minute mark):
Deadline covered the press conference live. Read our recap, which includes the DA’s remarks on charges and the sheriff identifying the type of gun involved, here.
On the heels of the tragic shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins by Alec Baldwin last week on the New Mexico set of Rust, details have been trickling out, most notably via an affidavit filed last week by Detective Joel Cano.
Since then, two search warrants have been issued and executed based on the strength of Cano’s document. Investigators have been collecting and begun to analyze evidence, along with local prosecutors. Today’s statement from the Santa Fe County Sheriff and local DA offered up new batch of revelations which provide more clarity about exactly what happened last week on the set of Rust.
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