Alec Baldwin was drawing a revolver across his body and pointing it at a camera during rehearsal on the set of "Rust" when the weapon fired and struck the cinematographer in the chest, according to an affidavit released on Sunday.
The affidavit provided additional details about Thursday's accidental shooting in New Mexico that killed 42-year-old Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza. Baldwin had been handed the prop gun and told it was unloaded, authorities in Santa Fe have said in court documents.
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CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to Citterio brand Salame Sticks
CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to Citterio brand Salame Sticks
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections has been posted.
- 20 people have been reported sick from 8 states, and 3 people have been hospitalized.
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Research Shows Baby Boys Get Less Coronavirus Antibodies from their Mothers Compared to Baby Girls
Immunologists know that men and boys tend to be more likely than women and girls to develop severe COVID-19 symptoms, but they do not know the exact reason why this happens. A study recently completed by physicians and scientists from Harvard University and various medical centers in Boston provides one reason, and it has to do with the way their immune system is formed during gestation.
Moscow decries U.S. move to call Russians 'homeless' for visa purposes
Russia on Sunday condemned a decision by the United States to add Russians seeking U.S. visas to a list of "homeless nationals" who can apply for visas in third countries.
The move allowed Russians to apply for U.S. visas in Warsaw instead of their home country after the American Embassy stopped processing most visa applications in May due to Moscow's ban on employing embassy staff in Russia.
The U.S. State Department lists as "homeless" applicants from countries in which the United States has no consular representation, or where consular staff cannot issue visas due to the political or security situation.
Focus turns to safety fears before New Mexico movie shooting tragedy
The movie director who was wounded on set when Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun said on Saturday he was "gutted" by the death of the film's cinematographer, as more details emerged suggesting the production was troubled even before the accidental shooting.
Joel Souza, who was hit in the shoulder on Thursday when Baldwin fired a prop gun that unexpectedly contained a live round while rehearsing a scene, broke his silence as the investigation entered its third day, with multiple questions remaining over how the mistake happened.
Obama fires up Virginia crowd for governor's race he calls a U.S. "turning point"
Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged Virginians to re-elect Terry McAuliffe as governor at a rally on Saturday, emphasizing the race's significance as an indicator of the country's political direction and a reflection of its values.
Obama and McAuliffe, who served as the state's governor from 2014 to 2018, spoke before a cheering crowd at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond with just 10 days to go before the closely watched, tight Nov.