Criminal Charges DROPPED Against Alec Baldwin In ‘Rust’ Shooting

Looks like this Baldwin is getting off scot free!

DECEMBER 2nd 2021: "Rust" assistant director Dave Halls supports Alec Baldwin in his claim that he did not pull the trigger of the prop gun that killed photography director Halyna Hutchins on set - that the shooting was a "misfire" of the weapon. - OCTOBER 22nd 2021: Actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot photography director Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza with a prop gun while filming on the set of "Rust" near Santa Fe, New Mexico in what appears to be an accidental incident. - File Photo by: zz/John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2019 4/26/19 Alec Baldwin at the premiere of "Crown Vic" held on April 26, 2019 during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. (NYC)
  • In a dramatic turn of events, Alec Baldwin is poised to skate as prosecutors in New Mexico are reportedly dropping criminal charges against the Hollywood celebrity in the fatal Rust shooting case.
  • Recently appointed special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis are expected file papers shortly to dismiss the involuntary manslaughter claims against Alec Baldwin without prejudice, according to multiple reports, with Deadline first reporting the news on Thursday.
  • “We are pleased with the decision to dismiss the case against Alec Baldwin and we encourage a proper investigation into the facts and circumstances of this tragic accident,” Baldwin attorneys Luke Nikas and Alex Spiro told Deadline.