Full coverage: The fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins on the ‘Rust’ set

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was on the cusp of reaching a new level of recognition in a male-dominated field.
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Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed in an incident involving a prop gun fired by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on New Mexico set of the film “Rust.”

Hutchins, who worked on indie features like “Archenemy,” “Blindfire” and “The Mad Hatter,” had been selected as one of American Cinematographer’s Rising Stars of 2019.

The film’s director Joel Souza was injured in the incident and taken to the Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe but has since been discharged.

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