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‘Rust’ crew member drops bombshell: The scene did not call for Baldwin to shoot the gun

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Following the accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of “Rust,” one crew member is taking legal action against key figures in the case.

Chief electrician Serge Svetnoy is suing the film’s producers (which include actor Alec Baldwin, who shot Hutchins), armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed and assistant director Dave Halls for negligence, which caused emotional distress, according to Rolling Stone.

The lawsuit alleges that Halls did not follow the proper safety protocols before shouting that the gun was “cold,” meaning that there are no live rounds in a firearm, the outlet reported.

Baldwin is faulted for not verifying the gun’s safety on his own. Furthermore, the lawsuit points out that the scene they were filming at the time reportedly did not need a gun, The New York Times reported.

“Simply put, there was no reason for a live bullet to be placed in that .45 Colt revolver or to be present anywhere on the Rust set, and the presence of a bullet in that revolver posed a lethal threat to everyone in its vicinity,” the lawsuit states, according to Rolling Stone.

Svetnoy is also blaming Gutierrez-Reed and the production team for not having multiple armorers on set to ensure that everything was done safely.

“Each of the producer defendants knew, or certainly should have known, that inju

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