USA Today: Could Alec Baldwin be charged? Who is liable in Halyna Hutchins’ death? Legal experts weigh in

Tragedy struck the film set of “Rust” last week when star Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun in an accident that left the movie’s cinematographer dead and the director injured.

Assistant director Dave Halls unwittingly handed Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set, court records released Friday show. Director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her, was wounded.

The news sent shock waves through the entertainment industry. But what are the legal ramifications?

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Contributing: The Associated Press

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