Analysis-Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ shooting charges could be difficult to prove

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By Jack Queen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Prosecutors could face long odds convincing a jury that Alec Baldwin is criminally liable for the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during the filming of the Western “Rust,” according to several legal experts. New Mexico District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said on Thursday that her office will file involuntary manslaughter charges against the “30 Rock” actor and the film’s armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed following more than a year of investigation into the October 2021 shooting. Baldwin, 64, has said he was told the gun did not contain live r…

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