Alec Baldwin Recalls Moment of Rust Shooting During Interview

6. Dave Halls, the First Assistant Director, Allegedly Witnessed The Incident

Baldwin stated that Baldwin was the first assistant director of film. Dave Halls, gave him a revolver during rehearsal and allegedly told the star, “This is a cold gun,” meaning it was not loaded with live rounds. 

Halls’ lawyer, Lisa Torraco, “would not confirm” to ABC whether Halls actually handed Baldwin the weapon that day on set. 

Torraco Also The gun was not his responsibility, she said. According to her, asking an assistant director for a gun check is similar to telling the assistant directors to inspect the angle of the camera or to examine sound and lighting.

However, she said that Halls was watching the incident from about three feet away, and therefore could confirm Baldwin’s account. “Alec didn’t pull that trigger,” she stated.   

7. Baldwin Mourns Halyna Hutchins

“[Hutchins]Everyone who knew him loved him. [her]Everybody who was a part of the team liked them. [her], and admired,” Baldwin said, covering his face with his hand and weep. He explained that her death “doesn’t seem real to me.”

Baldwin stated that he also “loved working with” her. “She was an absolute joy. She was loved by everyone as an individual. Everybody admired her talent.