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The trial of Hannah Gutierrez-Reed in the fatal shooting of the film “Rust” began Thursday with dramatic audio of the shooting victims and accusations of “sloppy” safety protocols.

Gutierrez-Reed was working as a gunsmith on the set of “Rust” when the fatal shooting occurred on October 21, 2021 at Bonanza Creek Ranch. Just before the shooting, actor Alec Baldwin had been practicing a cross-shot when the gun he was holding went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. The gunsmith, then 24 years old, was not at the church during the shooting.

In body camera footage shown in court Thursday, someone can be heard talking to Hutchins, who had a chest wound from the shooting.

“Take a deep breath, Halyna,” said an unknown female voice. “Take a deep breath. There you go, good girl.”

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Hannah Gutierrez-Reed holds a gun, photographed in the New Mexico courtroom on the first day of Rust's trial

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed in court during the second day of the “Rust” criminal trial. (Court TV)

Souza, who was shot in the shoulder, can also be heard screaming in pain, “Ah f—, f—,” in the background of the footage. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Tim Benavidez testified that the screams came from Souza.

Jurors also saw footage of Gutierrez-Reed immediately after the shooting. The gunsmith spent most of her time inside Benavidez’s patrol car after handing the officer the gun that killed Hutchins.

“Oh my God. Fuck. Are you guys okay?” Gutierrez-Reed asked in the footage before telling another team member, “I’ve already been yelled at…”

“I’m very scared. Here’s the box where I got (the ammunition) from,” she told Benavidez as she began to cry.

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“Just take a deep breath and relax,” the lieutenant told Gutierrez-Reed.

“Where the hell are these entry wounds?” Gutiérrez-Reed asked at another point in the footage. “Does anyone know if she’s okay?”

She asked the officer if she was “arrested” as he took her to his patrol car, where she began to have a panic attack. Benavidez asked a doctor to tend to Gutiérrez-Reed, who was crying hysterically and hyperventilating.

Hannah Gutiérrez Reed sitting in a vehicle

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed in body camera video answering an officer’s questions after the fatal shooting on October 21, 2021. (Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office)

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In their opening statements, prosecutors accused the gunsmith of being “unprofessional and careless” and “negligent” on the Western film set, which directly led to Hutchins’ death. Special prosecutor Jason Lewis showed a photograph of Gutierrez-Reed holding a gun on the set and claimed that real bullets could be seen in the corner of the photo. The gunsmith apparently doesn’t know that the bullets are live ammunition.

Hannah Gutiérrez Reed takes a photo with a gun

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed holds a gun on the set of “Rust.” (Courtesy: New Mexico Courts)

Live rounds in a photo with "Oxide" gunsmith

One photograph, obtained by prosecutors, shows alleged live bullets in Hannah Gutierrez-Reed’s lap as she takes a photo with a gun. (Courtesy: New Mexico Courts)

“We found a photograph where there was an occasion where a real bullet was right in Ms. Gutierrez’s lap and she was unable to identify it,” Lewis told the jury.

Prosecutors also claimed that Gutierrez-Reed was the crew member who brought the live ammunition to the set in the first place, an issue that has long plagued the two-year investigation.

“The box of mannequins that (Gutierrez-Reed) brought out on the 21st is identical to the box of mannequins that his father had at home,” Lewis said in court. “So, we believe this is further evidence that this box of dummies with the live bullet came from the defendant.”

A photo showing live ammunition on the set of "Oxide."

A photo showing a live bullet among fake ammunition on the set of “Rust.” (Courtesy: New Mexico Courts)

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Gutierrez-Reed’s defense blamed Baldwin and the production company behind “Rust” for the fatal shooting and that their client has been used as a “scapegoat.”

“You’ll hear that Hollywood actors are not allowed to point guns, real guns, at other actors or crew,” Jason Bowles told the jury. “It’s… like any other gun safety anywhere else in society. You learn these rules and you go to classes. You learn these rules if you’ve ever owned a gun. Rule No. 1: Never point a gun fire at someone unless you intend to shoot them. And that rule was broken.”

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Bowles also noted that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) concluded that there were “several safety errors” in the “rushed assembly.”

“When the state talks about Ms. Gutiérrez-Reed’s negligence, what really happened?” said the lawyer. “The production was negligent… and they put her in that position. They put her in the position of having two jobs: prop assistant and gunsmith, and they expected a 24-year-old girl, in really difficult conditions, to keep up with everything What was happening.”

Gutierrez-Reed appeared in court Thursday for the second day of his involuntary manslaughter trial. The gunsmith has also been charged with tampering with evidence after allegedly delivering a bag of cocaine on the day of the shooting. Jury selection began Wednesday and took a full day. Of 70 potential jurors, seven men and five women were selected.

The ranch where Halyna Hutchins was shot

A view of the church at Bonanza Creek Ranch captured with body camera footage. (Courtesy: New Mexico Courts)

Baldwin has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter. The actor’s trial date has not been set.

On Thursday, the family of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins won a legal victory when Baldwin lost her bid to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by her family.

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“Today is a victory for Halyna’s family. At today’s hearing in our civil case, the court stated the obvious: that grieving families have the right to seek loss of consortium damages related to the death of their loved one. under New Mexico law, which will be enforced in California courts against Baldwin and the producers of “Rust,” Gloria Allred said in a statement provided to Fox News Digital.

“Based on today’s ruling, we take the opportunity to amend our lawsuit to provide more facts about the truth, that the relationships between Halyna and her family have always been the type of sufficiently close and mutually beneficial relationships recognized under the law of New Mexico. “

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