'Rust' crew member dead after shooting incident on set of Alec Baldwin film

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(CNN)A pistillate unit subordinate has died and different injured pursuing an mishap involving a prop firearm connected the New Mexico acceptable of the movie "Rust," according to a instrumentality enforcement connection provided to CNN.

The prop firearm was discharged by histrion and shaper Alec Baldwin, 68, according to the Santa Fe County Sherrif's Office.

The pistillate unfortunate was identified arsenic manager of photography Halyna Hutchins, 42, according to investigators. She was transported to the infirmary via chopper and pronounced dormant by aesculapian unit astatine University of New Mexico Hospital.

    The different victim, 48-year-old manager Joel Souza, was transported to Christus St. Vincent's Hospital by ambulance for care. Details connected his information were not released.

      "According to investigators it appears that the country being filmed progressive the usage of a prop firearm erstwhile it was discharged," a connection from authorities said. "Detectives are investigating however and what benignant of projectile was discharged."

      Police said the incidental happened Thursday astatine astir 1:50 p.m. section time.

      "Rust," from manager Joel Souza, is simply a occidental movie acceptable successful the 1880s that stars Baldwin, Travis Fimmel and Jensen Ackles.

        Email requests for remark sent to the film's accumulation institution and a typical for Baldwin were not instantly returned.

        The Sheriff's Office said the probe "remains unfastened and active" and nary charges person been filed.

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