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Baldwin shooting recalls fatal accident killing actor Brandon Lee in Wilmington

Winston-Salem Journal 24 Oct 2021
Josh Shaffer and Brooke Cain Tribune News Service ... The accident appears to parallel the prop-gun shooting on the set of "The Crow," in which Lee, son of the martial arts star Bruce Lee, died in a stunt scene. What happened to Brandon Lee? ... The late actor's family reached out on Twitter early Friday ... Period." ... The film was completed using a stunt double.
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Candlelight vigil held to honor Halyna Hutchins

The News International 24 Oct 2021
She turned to Lane Luper, a member of the camera crew, who suggested some adjustments that she found worked perfectly ... "And I don't get to ... Last week, Baldwin's stunt double accidentally fired two rounds with a prop firearm after being told it was "cold," an industry term meaning a weapon is not loaded with ammunition, the Los Angeles Times said ... .
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Gun Handler on Alec Baldwin Film Was New to Job, ‘Nervous’ Before Cinematographer's Death

The Centralia Chronicle 24 Oct 2021
“I was really nervous about it at first, and I almost didn’t take the job because I wasn’t sure if I was ready,” Reed said ... Among the incidents were two misfires by Baldwin’s stunt double the previous weekend, after being assured the firearm was “cold,” or had no ammunition, including blanks, the L.A ...
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'Vibrant' cinematographer remembered as police probe Baldwin shooting

Gulf Daily News 24 Oct 2021
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M ... She turned to Lane Luper, a member of the camera crew, who suggested some adjustments that she found worked perfectly ... Last week, Baldwin's stunt double accidentally fired two rounds with a prop firearm after being told it was "cold," an industry term meaning a weapon is not loaded with ammunition, the Los Angeles Times said ... .
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‘Vibrant’ cinematographer remembered as police probe Baldwin shooting

Metro USA 24 Oct 2021
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M ... Luper said he would have been lucky to work with her again. “And I don’t get to ... Last week, Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two rounds with a prop firearm after being told it was “cold,” an industry term meaning a weapon is not loaded with ammunition, the Los Angeles Times said ... .
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Crew voiced safety fears before fatal shooting on set of Alec Baldwin film

The Irish Times 24 Oct 2021
He was a producer on Rust. Panic ... “We were rehearsing and it went off, and I ran out, we all ran out.” ... “I cannot tell you ... Examine ... The Los Angeles Times, citing two crew members it did not name, reported that five days before the shooting, Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two live rounds after being told the gun did not have any ammunition ... .
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'Rust' crew describes on-set gun safety issues and misfires days before fatal shooting

Waco Tribune-Herald 24 Oct 2021
Baldwin’s stunt-double accidentally fired two rounds Saturday after being told that the gun was “cold” — lingo for a weapon that doesn’t have any ammunition, including blanks, two crew members who witnessed the episode told the Los Angeles Times. “There should have been an investigation into what happened,” said the crew member ... Shooting began Oct.
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Hundreds mourn cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as investigation into film set shooting continues

The Citizens 24 Oct 2021
"I would've been lucky to do another movie with a person like that," said Lane Looper, a crew member on the "Rust" film set where the shooting happened ... On October 16, Baldwin's stunt double unintentionally fired rounds after he was told the gun was "cold," two of the crew members, who witnessed the discharges, told the newspaper ... The-CNN-Wire ... .
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Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting

Victoria Advocate 24 Oct 2021
New Mexico workplace safety investigators are examining if film industry standards for gun safety were followed during production of “Rust.” The Los Angeles Times, citing two crew members it did not name, reported that five days before the shooting, Baldwin’s stunt double ...
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Crew protested lack of safety hours before fatal shooting

Khaleej Times 24 Oct 2021
Several reportedly walked off the job after opposing work conditions, production issues ... He was a producer of "Rust." ... The Los Angeles Times, citing two crew members it did not name, reported that five days before the shooting, Baldwin's stunt double accidentally fired two live rounds after being told the gun didn't have any ammunition ... .
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Focus turns to safety fears before New Mexico movie shooting tragedy

Indian Express 24 Oct 2021
“I am gutted by the loss of my friend and colleague, Halyna ... Report ... The Los Angeles Times reported that last week Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two rounds with a prop firearm after being told it was “cold”, an industry term meaning a weapon is not loaded with ammunition, including blanks ... Read .On the set ... Tags ... X ... .
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Alec Baldwin shooting: Crew voiced complaints before fatal gunshot

Indian Express 24 Oct 2021
Related Read .Priyanka Chopra on Alec Baldwin accidentally shooting film crew. ‘No one should die on a film set’ ... Report ... The Los Angeles Times, citing two crew members it did not name, reported that five days before the shooting, Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two live rounds after being told the gun didn’t have any ammunition.
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Alec Baldwin’s Rust stunt double accidentally fired two rounds before fatal shooting

The Independent 23 Oct 2021
A stunt double on the set of Rust reportedly fired two rounds of ammunition in an accident that was among a number of issues raised by crew members before actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer ... According to the their accounts, Mr Baldwin’s stunt double had been the one ...
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Report: Gun handled by Alec Baldwin's stunt double accidentally fired twice

Hot Air 23 Oct 2021
It’s not 100 percent clear that the gun that went off earlier when handled by Baldwin’s stunt double is the same gun that Baldwin was using when he shot Hutchins but it would stand to reason that the actor and his double were using the same weapon in scenes.
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Crew says there were 2 accidental weapon discharges before fatal shooting on 'Rust' set

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
Three former crew members who were on set told The New York Times that the discharges occurred on Oct ... According to The Los Angeles Times, which first reported the previous incidents, Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two rounds last Saturday after being told that a gun was “cold,” meaning that it had no ammunition in it ... Twitter ....
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