Assistant director shouted that Alec Baldwin was given a "cold gun" on set of Rust, according to court documents

The actor did not know that there was live ammunition in the prop weapon

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      The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office has shed more light on circumstances that led to the tragic death of a talented cinematographer.

      In an affidavit filed in court to obtain a search warrant, sheriff's office detective Joel Cano stated that an assistant director, Dave Halls, shouted out that it was a "cold gun" that he was handing to actor Alec Baldwin on the set of Rust.

      It actuallly contained live ammunition. Halyna Hutchins died after Baldwin discharged the gun during filming of the movie.

      An Associated Press story reported that Halls "grabbed the gun" from a cart, unaware that it was loaded. Baldwin's blood-stained costume was reportedly taken as evidence.

      The actor has been given the go-ahead to travel and is not a suspect in the case.

      Hutchins was married and had one son. She had nearly 50 credits on IMDb at the time of her death.

      Meanwhile the Los Angeles Times has reported that crew members had earlier walked off the set to protest unsafe conditions.

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