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Movie weapons supervisor pleads not responsible to manslaughter in deadly taking pictures by Alec Baldwin

The girl who oversaw using weapons on the film set the place Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer has pleaded not responsible to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with proof, New Mexico court docket officers stated.

Movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed waived her proper to an arraignment on the costs within the 2021 taking pictures of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the Western film “Rust,” officers stated Wednesday.

A state district choose tentatively scheduled a trial for December.

A protection legal professional for Gutierrez-Reed has characterised it a tragic accident and says the weapons specialist dedicated no crime. Prosecutors allege Gutierrez-Reed was negligent within the dealing with of firearms and ammunition on the set.

“Rust” security coordinator and assistant director David Halls has pleaded no contest to a cost of unsafe dealing with of a firearm and obtained a suspended sentence of six months’ probation.

In April, prosecutors dropped expenses in opposition to Baldwin, who was pointing a gun at Hutchins when it went off, killing her and injuring director Joel Souza.

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