Crew member killed when shot by prop gun on set of Baldwin movie

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Ugh. Two people shot.

Sorry if double post, didn't see it searching for Baldwin :dunno:
 

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If someone handed me a ”prop gun” I’d still check the chamber and magazine (or cylinder) to see what the hell was in it. And I’d still never point it at another human being and pull the trigger. Sounds like there was a whole lotta stoopid to go around on this one and the only winners are going to be the attorneys.
 

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Somebody probably needs to go to jail for bringing live ammo on set. And/or even using real guns vs prop guns that can only fire blanks and not chamber real ammo.


And speaking of (lets go) Brandon, Wasnt there another actor that was killed by an actual blank round? I'm remembering one actor that was goofing around with a blank firing gun and while goofing around he placed the muzzle firmly against his head and pulled the trigger. But unfortunately the concussion was enough to send a piece of his skull into his brain, and he later died. But I cant remember who it was.
 

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Somebody probably needs to go to jail for bringing live ammo on set. And/or even using real guns vs prop guns that can only fire blanks and not chamber real ammo.


And speaking of (lets go) Brandon, Wasnt there another actor that was killed by an actual blank round? I'm remembering one actor that was goofing around with a blank firing gun and while goofing around he placed the muzzle firmly against his head and pulled the trigger. But unfortunately the concussion was enough to send a piece of his skull into his brain, and he later died. But I cant remember who it was.
I think his name was Eric Hexum or something like that.

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Somebody probably needs to go to jail for bringing live ammo on set. And/or even using real guns vs prop guns that can only fire blanks and not chamber real ammo.


And speaking of (lets go) Brandon, Wasnt there another actor that was killed by an actual blank round? I'm remembering one actor that was goofing around with a blank firing gun and while goofing around he placed the muzzle firmly against his head and pulled the trigger. But unfortunately the concussion was enough to send a piece of his skull into his brain, and he later died. But I cant remember who it was.
Wasn't it the Batman set or something? (I could care less about movies...)

Edit: ok, it was "The Crow." And Alec Baldwin is a huge prick, regardless of this. That is all.
 

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Wasn't it the Batman set or something? (I could care less about movies...)

Edit: ok, it was "The Crow." And Alec Baldwin is a huge prick, regardless of this. That is all.
I honestly hate even looking at him. So pompous and arrogant. But i feel bad for him and the dead girl and the injured producer. Accidents suck. Survivor guilt sucks.
 

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Looks to be a old western style production, perhaps the set armorer just used a SAA clone with 45 blanks. Problem is, (as happened with Brandon Lee death) they want to see "real bullets in chambers" for close up shots. So some dumb*** just pulls bullet & dumps powder, thereby creating a squib. Then as Murphy would have it, someone inevitably shoots the squib & lodges a real bullet in the barrel. Load up some full power blanks and viola, recipe for disaster... And yes, Baldwin is a flaming hypocrite espousing all this anti-gun crap whilst making millions on shoot'em-up movies, but does that surprise anyone? Par for the course these days
 

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Considering he's a complete and total nutcase, I wouldn't be surprised if it was intentional.

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