Zachary is credited as the film’s own – or major – bond. It was revealed Wednesday that Zachary was One in four people holds a gun On the set of the Oct. 21 movie “Rust” fired by actor Baldwin – who authorities said he believed the gun was “cold” or unloaded during training.
At some point on the day of the shooting, gunsmith Hana Gutierrez’s statement was shared in an affidavit, in which Zachary removed the gun from a locker in a support truck and transported it to Gutierrez. co-director Dave Halls She later handed Baldwin the gun, stating that there was no ammunition inside.
Now that the prop master’s name is floating around, questions are swirling as to whether she could be responsible for anything, but legal experts say her involvement “seems small at this time” and likely “only serve as a witness”.
“At this point, it’s hard to say what [Zachry’s] It was a gun safety role in this group,” Rachel Feist, managing partner of AngelsFissette and Coleman, who lives in Zwieback, told Fox News. “If facts emerge that cause her to control safety protocols as they relate to the guns on the set, she may face some sort of liability.”
Fest said Zachry, who handles the firearm, “will likely be another point that investigators consider when examining the overall safety measures taken on the set.”
In the days following the shooting, reports surfaced that crew members had complaints about working conditions on the group, including concerns about gun safety.
“At this point, any type of criminal negligence will be fully examined as it relates to all those involved, however, as it now appears [Zachry] He will likely only serve as a witness to this horrific incident and not face charges.” fest, later adding that although Zachary’s involvement appears small at this time, “she should be well prepared to be involved in this situation for the long term.”
ChicagoResident attorney Andrew Stoltman said that given the short time Zachry appeared to own the gun, she “likely has no liability.”
However, if she were “somehow obligated to be an on-site safety inspector,” the story would be different.
If responsibility is restricted to Zachry, it may “come from not having the proper gun or not having it tested earlier,” depending on the exact duties of the prop master.
“If she has a gun safety responsibility, her responsibility is clearly defined and defined,” proud man to explain. “At this point, it’s not clear what her responsibilities are.”
When Fox News spoke to a Hollywood expert who wished to remain anonymous, that person said that armored personnel and assistant directors are responsible for checking firearms before they are used in a scene.
But the attorney general has the daunting task of convicting any of the four in a criminal court.” San Diego Criminal defense attorney David B. Shapiro He said, referring to Zachary, Baldwin, Holz and Gutierrez.
“Both the prosecutor and [Santa Fe County] Sherif [Adan] Mendoza repeatedly used the word “some complacency” during Wednesday’s press conference. Some leniency, if this is their position at the conclusion of the investigation, should not suffice to satisfy the evidence beyond the standard of reasonable doubt.
Zachary recently dealt with props in another movie set in New Mexico, “Dead for a Dollar.”
“Sarah was a member of our props department and worked on our film for approximately five to six days,” Carolyn McMaster of Chaos A Film Company told Fox News in a statement.
“She performed all tasks assigned to her in a professional manner and followed all safety protocols.”
Zachary could not be reached for comment.
Fox News’ Lauren Overholtz contributed to this report