Alec Baldwin 'Rust' trial: Actor's culpability disputed in opening statements

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Alec Baldwin culpability disputed in opening 'Rust' statements
Prosecutors argued Alec Baldwin behaved recklessly and "violated the cardinal rules of firearm safety" during the filming of "Rust," while the defense said the actor "committed no crime" in the "unspeakable tragedy," during opening statements Wednesday in the manslaughter trial over the 2021 fatal on-set shooting.