The Los Angeles Times just posted a major update on the fatal shooting involving Alec Baldwin in New Mexico yesterday, reporting that conditions on the set of the film were so bad that “a half-dozen camera crew workers walked off the set to protest working conditions”:

Halyna Hutchins, the woman Baldwin shot and killed, “had been advocating for safer conditions for her team”:

The LA Times is also reporting that there were problems with this particular gun and “a serious lack of safety meetings on this set”:

Just, wow:

And there’s an important clarification as earlier reporting suggested there was a “live” round in the firearm but this doesn’t mean that there was an actual cartridge with a bullet loaded as non-film people would think of it:

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