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Search warrant for the person who supplied the ammo to the set of ‘Rust’

According to a newly released search warrant, detectives are searching an Albuquerque business that supplies ammunition used on the set of “Rust,” where the actor, Alec Baldwin, was given a firearm. loaded, killing the director of photography. Sheriff’s deputies found other caches of live ammunition on the set where cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot dead in October. According to the subpoena, Seth Kenney, who owns the PDQ Arm and Prop in Albuquerque, contacted delegates in late October and told them he suspected the live ammunition on set might be the “manually reloaded ammo” he received years ago from a friend. The order goes on to state that earlier this month, Thell Reed, contacted delegates to provide information on the ammunition stockpile. Reed told delegates he worked with Kenney on a film set in August/September. He said during production the actors received training in firing live ammunition with firearms. , conducted at a gun range. He said he was carrying a “bullet can” with real ammunition “not factory ammo” and said there were 200-300 rounds of ammunition in the can. After production ended, the order states that Reed said that Kenney had brought the can and the remaining ammunition back to New Mexico. Reed told investigators that the can still contained .45 caliber colt ammunition. He said after several attempts to get it back from Kenney, Kenney told him to “delete it.” This is a huge step forward in the investigation. “From a law enforcement perspective, they’re getting closer, literally, to the smoking gun. The investigation is open. This is probably not the last time we’ve executed a search warrant and more information.”

According to a newly released search warrant, detectives are searching an Albuquerque business that supplies ammunition used on the set of “Rust,” where the actor, Alec Baldwin, was given a firearm. loaded, killing the director of photography.

Court records show that representatives for the Santa Fe Sheriff found other caches of live ammunition on the set where cameraman Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot in October.

According to the subpoena, Seth Kenney, who owns the PDQ Arm and Prop in Albuquerque, contacted deputies in late October and told them he suspected the live ammunition on set could be “manually reloaded ammunition.” ” which he received many years ago from a friend.

The order goes on to state that earlier this month, Thell Reed, contacted delegates to provide information on ammunition.

Reed is the father of Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who starred on the set of “Rust”.

Reed told delegates that he worked with Kenney on a film set in August/September. He said during production the actors received training in shooting real fire with firearms, conducted at a gun range.

Reed said Kenney asked him to bring live ammunition in case they ran out of supplies. He said he was carrying a “bullet can” with real ammunition “not factory ammo” and said there were 200-300 rounds of ammunition in the can.

After production ended, the order states that Reed said that Kenney had brought the can and the remaining ammunition back to New Mexico. Reed told investigators that the can still contained .45 caliber colt ammunition.

He said after several attempts to get it back from Kenney, Kenney told him to “delete it.”

The subpoena says that Reed told investigators the ammunition could match what was found on the “Rust” kit.

Legal expert John Day of sister station KOAT said it was a huge step forward in the investigation.

“From a law enforcement perspective, they’re getting closer, literally, to the smoking gun. The investigation is open. This is probably not the last time we’ve executed a search warrant and more information.”

https://www.kcra.com/article/alec-baldwin-rust-shooting-gun-ammo/38395674 Search warrant for the person who supplied the ammo to the set of ‘Rust’

JOE HERNANDEZ

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