"A huge number" of bullets have been found on the film set where actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shot camerawoman Halyna Hutchins last week.

There is a chance that people will be punished.

This was


in the American newspaper

The New York Times

on Wednesday


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The newspaper interviewed the prosecutor.

That is the one who officially accuses a suspect of not following the law.

The judge then determines whether and how the suspect will be punished.

'Lifelike weapon'

The accident happened last week during the shooting of the movie



Alec Baldwin fired the gun because he was told there were no real bullets in the gun.

But it turned out that there were real bullets in it.

The camerawoman died and director Joel Souza was injured.

He was admitted to hospital, but is now recovering at home.

According to the prosecutor, the weapon on the film set was "lifelike and not an object that actors use in a movie", as it had been stated several times.

It is being investigated why there were so many real bullets, which do not belong on a film set at all.

It is not yet clear what kind of bullets are involved.

Gunsmith and Assistant Director Investigation

Earlier this week, it appeared that the police are preliminary investigating the film gunsmith and the assistant director.

They would have had the last weapon Alec Baldwin shot with.

Baldwin has not yet been charged.

The deceased camerawoman's father has said he believes the actor is not responsible for her death.

Baldwin himself says he didn't know there was a real bullet in the gun.

He calls it a "sad accident".

The prosecutor says in the

New York Times


that all options are open.

It could take "weeks or months" for the investigation to be completed, she said.

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