New Mexico Prosecutor Has Not Ruled Out Charges in ‘Rust’ Shooting

New Mexico Prosecutor Has Not Ruled Out Charges in ‘Rust’ Shooting
The New Mexico prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the “Rust” shooting said Friday that she is “exploring various legal theories” in the case, and has not ruled out any criminal charges.

Mary Carmack-Altwies, the district attorney for New Mexico’s First Judicial District, issued a statement apparently in response to Alec Baldwin’s interview on ABC on Thursday, in which the actor said he did not think he would be charged criminally in the case.

“Everyone involved in the handling and use of firearms on the set had a duty to behave in a manner such that the safety of others was protected, and it appears that certain actions and inactions contributed to this outcome,” Carmack-Altwies said in the statement. “Once I have had the opportunity to review the complete investigation, certain individuals may be criminally culpable for his/her actions and/or inactions on the set of ‘Rust.'
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