Alec Baldwin indicted by grand jury in fatal shooting on Rust movie set

A New Mexico grand jury indicted actor Alec Baldwin on a charge of involuntary manslaughter on Friday after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on the movie set of Rust in 2021.

The indictment revives the investigation into the incident after prosecutors dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge against Baldwin in April. They later changed their decision and took steps to refile charges after receiving a new analysis of the gun used to shoot Hutchins.

Baldwin, who is the lead actor and a co-producer of Rust, was pointing a gun at Hutchins when the firearm went off, which killed her and wounded director Joel Souza. Baldwin said he pulled back the hammer but did not press the trigger, and the gun fired.

The judges had agreed to put several civil lawsuits from members of the film
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