Crew member sues Alec Baldwin and others over deadly Rust set shooting

A member of the Rust crew sued star and producer Alec Baldwin , armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, first assistant director David Halls, and others, accusing the production of negligence in last month’s deadly on-set shooting.

Serge Svetnoy, chief of lighting for Rust, filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming he was narrowly missed by the bullet shot by Baldwin that killed the film’s director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, and wounded director Joel Souza on a set just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The lawsuit seeks compensatory and punitive damages for Svetnoy as well as a jury trial.

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