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cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’ final words revealed after being shot by Alec Baldwin on ‘Rust’ set


Seconds after being shot by Alec Baldwin, cinematographer Halnya Hutchins told a boom operator on the “Rust” movie set, “That was no good. That was no good at all.” Hours later, she was pronounced dead.


The haunting final words of the 42-year-old mom, who had been working as the director of photography on Baldwin’s upcoming Western flick, were reported by the Los Angeles Times based on interviews with 14 crew members, emails and text messages.


A few moments earlier, Baldwin had been preparing for a shootout scene inside a church by making sure the camera crew got its angles right for the cross draw with the FD Pietta .45-caliber Colt revolver, the newspaper reported.


“So, I guess I’m gonna take this out, pull it and go, ‘Bang!’” he said as he gripped the holstered handgun, which was supposed to be loaded with dummy rounds, according to the report.


Halyna Hutchins was killed on the set of the movie “Rust.”Instagram


Instead, a live bullet flew out the barrel of the firearm, which the actor had been told was a “cold gun,” referring to a production term that means the weapon doesn’t contain live rounds and is safe for rehearsal, the LA Times said.


The mortally wounded Hutchins stumbled backward and fell into the arms of the chief electrician on set as blood poured out of her chest. Meanwhile, director Joel Souza, who was reportedly struck by the same round, also dropped to the ground.


“What the f— was that? That burns!” Souza yelled, the paper reported.


A distraught Alec Baldwin lingers in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office after the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust.”Jim Weber/The New Mexican


Baldwin put the gun down on a pew and repeatedly said, “What the f— just happened?”


“Medic!” someone shouted amid the pandemonium as crew members rushed to the stricken Hutchins. One of them, a boom operator, looked into her eyes and said, “Oh, that was no good,” the LA Times said.


“No, that was no good. That was no good at all,” she replied.


Within a few hours, she was pronounced dead.


On Saturday, Baldwin looked forlorn and haggard as he addressed the tragic shooting on Oct. 21 at the Bonanza Creek Ranch that sent shockwaves across the entertainment industry.


“There are incidental accidents on film sets from time to time, but nothing like this,” the 63-year-old actor told a reporter from BackGrid in Vermont. “This is a one-in-a-trillion episode, a one-in-a trillion event.”



Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin getting coffee at Dina’s Bakery Cafe in Manchester, Vermont, days after the shooting. David McGlynn


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