Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' movie shooting: A look at the on-set tragedy

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    Alec Baldwin was rehearsing a scene for the movie ‘Rust’ when he discharged a prop gun that resulted in the death of a crew member. (Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for National Geographic)

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    The movie was being filmed at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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    Baldwin was reportedly rehearsing a scene near a church when he discharged the prop gun. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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    A projectile from the gun struck both director Joel Souza and director of photography Halyna Hutchins, killing the latter. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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    Halyna Hutchins was a rising star in the cinematography world when she was hit with a projectile on set that ultimately killed her. (Photo by Fred Hayes/Getty Images for SAGindie)

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    Director Joel Souza was also hit by the projectile, but has since been released from the hospital. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)

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    A bouquet of flowers is left to honor cinematographer Halyna Hutchins outside the Bonanza Creek Ranch. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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    The shooting took place on the set of the film. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)

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    Baldwin has since spoken out about the incident, calling it a ‘tragic accident’ and praising Hutchins as a ‘deeply admired colleague.’ (Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican)

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    911 audio from the incident confirmed that the accidental shooting occurred during a rehearsal. (NEWS NATION via KRQE)

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    Several unionized members of the camera crew walked out the morning of the shooting in protest of poor working conditions on set. (NEWS NATION via KRQE)

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    Crew members had raised concerns about gun safety on set before the shooting. (NEWS NATION via KRQE)

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    A search warrant said that Baldwin was told the gun was ‘cold,’ indicating it was safe, at the time. (NEWS NATION via KRQE)

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    A large crowd of movie industry workers and New Mexico residents attended a candlelight vigil to honor cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, file)

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    Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) have been lobbying for better working conditions in recent weeks. It was members of the IATSE union that walked out in the hours before the shooting. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, file)

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