Halyna Hutchins pictured next to Alec Baldwin in final Instagram post hour before 'Rust' crew walked out

IN one of her final Instagram posts, cinematographer Halyna Hutchins can be seen standing next to Alec Baldwin along with the rest of the cast and crew on set for the movie Rust.

Days later, Halyna was shot and killed by Baldwin in a freak accident involving a prop gun.

Halyna reposted the photo from actress Frances Fisher who is also standing next to the cinematographer. 

The caption read: “Standing in #IAsolidarity with our @IASTE crew here in New Mexico on Rust. ✊🏽”

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees [IATSE] was mentioned in the caption. 

The IATSE is a labor union that represents over 150,000 technicians and artisans in the entertainment industry.

Another account @ia_stories, where entertainment workers can anonymously share their stories about issues in their line of work was also tagged in the post.

A statement regarding Halyna’s death was posted to the account yesterday.

“We are so heartbroken for Halyna Hutchins, her family and friends, and the entire crew of the film RUST.”

The statement continued: “A full investigation into the incident absolutely needs to be done. All crew should be safe doing our jobs.”


Filming for Rust became chaotic as crew workers had walked off the film’s set at the Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday morning what they alleged were poor safety protocols.

Baldwin, 68, fired the gun later that day and fatally shot Halyna, 42, in the chest and injured director Joel Souza, 48, injured.

The gun that killed filmmaker Halyna was a vintage Colt pistol, reports Daily Mail.

The prop gun also misfired twice on Saturday and once during the previous week, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Read our Alec Baldwin shooting live blog for the very latest news and updates…

In a statement to Deadline, Rust Movie Productions, LLC, said that an internal investigation into Thursday's shooting was underway, and they were not made aware of additional safety concerns.

"The safety of our cast and crew is the top priority of Rust Productions and everyone associated with the company," the statement said.

"Though we were not made aware of any official complaints concerning weapon or prop safety on set, we will be conducting an internal review of our procedures while production is shut down.

“We will continue to cooperate with the Santa Fe authorities in their investigation and offer mental health services to the cast and crew during this tragic time."


Baldwin issued a statement: "There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours.

"I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family.

"My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna."

Baldwin was later seen sobbing outside a police station in Santa Fe after being interviewed by cops following the incident.

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