Alec Baldwin's defense team says even if he pulled the trigger on 'Rust' set, 'that doesn't make him guilty'

Alec Baldwin’s defense team says even if he pulled the trigger on ‘Rust’ set, ‘that doesn’t make him guilty’


Alec Baldwin’s defense team said that even if he did pull the trigger on the set of “Rust,” he wouldn’t be guilty of homicide.

Baldwin’s team has been adamant throughout court proceedings he did not pull the trigger when the gun went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the Western movie.

However, the 66-year-old’s defense attorney Alex Spiro said in his opening statement for Baldwin’s manslaughter trial that Baldwin may be wrong and may have pulled the trigger. This was the first time that the team alluded to this as a possibility, reports show. Spiro also argued though that this fact would still not make Baldwin criminally negligent.

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“On a movie set, you’re allowed to pull the trigger,” Spiro said, per Variety. “Even if he

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