Trial of ‘Rust’ Armorer to Begin in Fatal Film Rehearsal Shooting by Alec Baldwin

SANTA FE, N.M. — Attorneys prepared to make opening statements Thursday at the first trial related to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film Rust.

Before Baldwin’s case progresses, the movie’s weapons supervisor is being tried on charges of involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence in the death of cinem…

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