Alec Baldwin Indicted on Manslaughter Charge in ‘Rust’ Shooting

January 20, 2024

Alec Baldwin has been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter, as prosecutors once again seek to hold the actor accountable for the on-set death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Gutierrez Reed mistakenly loaded a live bullet into Baldwin’s gun, which was supposed to contain only dummies. Hutchins’ widower, Matthew Hutchins, filed a wrongful death lawsuit shortly after the shooting, but reached a settlement in October 2022. At the time of the settlement, Matthew Hutchins indicated he did not blame Baldwin for the shooting. “I have no interest in engaging in recriminations or attribution of blame (to the producers or Mr. Baldwin),” Hutchins said.