Hutchins kin sue over ‘Rust’ death; Baldwin lawyer denies actor was reckless

Alec Baldwin
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The husband and son of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot on a New Mexico film set in October when a gun wielded by Alec Baldwin discharged a live round, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit today against the actor, film producers and other crew members. But an attorney for Baldwin quickly issued a reply, saying, "Any claim that Alec was reckless is entirely false.'' Matthew Hutchins, on behalf of himself and son Andros, filed the suit in Santa Fe, New Mexico, claiming the "Rust'' production company "breached the most basic rules of firearm use on a film production,'' leading to the Oct. 21, 2021, shooting that killed the cinematographer. At a Los Angeles news conference, Hutchins' attorney, Brian Panish, said there were "numerous violations of industr
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