Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' gunshot charges dropped.

According to special prosecutors in New Mexico, suspicions of involuntary manslaughter against actor Alec Baldwin for the killing of the cinematographer.

Halyna Hutchins on the Rust set have been withdrawn. At a ranch north of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Baldwin was portraying a scene from the year 2021 when the gun he was pointing at the.

Camera inadvertently went off, killing Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. The film's producer and 65-year-old actor Baldwin has argued.

That he shouldn't be held legally responsible for what turned out to be a loaded firearm. Law enforcement turned over additional evidence as prosecutors Kari T. Morrissey and.

Jason J. Lewis were getting ready for a preliminary hearing on May 3. In their letter, they stated that "new facts were revealed that demand further investigation and forensic analysis.

And that they were thus dropping the involuntary manslaughter charges against Baldwin in order to do additional research. "Charges may be re-filed, and this judgment does not free Mr. Baldwin of criminal responsibility.

Luke Nikas and Alex Spiro, Baldwin's attorneys, expressed their satisfaction with the decision to drop the charges. In a statement, they stated that "we encourage a proper investigation into the facts and circumstances of this tragic accident.