According to RIA Novosti, in the testimony recorded by the detective, it is reported that the director's assistant did not know that the pistol was loaded with live ammunition.

Earlier it was reported that American actor Alec Baldwin killed the cameraman and wounded the director on the set of the film.

Baldwin volunteered for a police station following an incident on a film set in New Mexico.

Film critic David Shneiderov, in an interview with the Public News Service, commented on the tragedy on the set of the film "Rust".