The production company issued its initial statement on Thursday afternoon, saying, “There was an accident today on the New Mexico set of ‘Rust’ involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks.”
However, the Sheriff’s office indicated that it was too soon to say what type of round was involved. The office also did not use the word “accident,” leaving that determination up to the investigators.Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed DP and Wounded Director – Variety
How does a gun that fires only blanks end up killing one and injuring another person? A gun shooting blanks cannot hurt anyone, nor kill anyone. Someone must have put in at least one real bullet, maybe more. That someone is guilty of murder.