Alec Baldwin appears to deflect blame by sharing article about ‘Rust’ assistant director
Alec Baldwin photographed at Hamptons International Film Festival on Oct. 7, 2021, in East Hampton, New York. - Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images North America/TNS

Alec Baldwin retweeted a news article about “Rust” assistant director Dave Halls telling officials he “should have checked” all the rounds during a gun inspection on the movie’s set. The article, which was published by the New York Times, referenced a search warrant affidavit released Wednesday, less than a week after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally wounded by a shot from a prop firearm that was being handled by Baldwin. In the affidavit, investigators say Halls told officials he “could only remember seeing three rounds” when he inspected the gun. “He advised he should have checked...