Alec Baldwin has not been asked by authorities to return to New Mexico, source says

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(CNN)A root adjacent to Alec Baldwin tells CNN that the histrion has not been formally asked by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office to instrumentality to New Mexico for in-person questioning regarding the probe into past month's fatal shooting connected the acceptable of the movie "Rust." The idiosyncratic with cognition of the concern said that Baldwin would "do immoderate is asked."

The root added that Baldwin and his household volition stay successful Vermont for the foreseeable aboriginal arsenic they woody with the aftermath of the tragedy.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died aft Baldwin discharged a prop weapon connected the acceptable of the film. She was 42.

    The movie's director, Joel Souza, 48, was wounded successful the shoulder.

      According to an affidavit successful the case, the film's adjunct manager shouted "cold gun," which means the firearm didn't person unrecorded rounds, earlier handing the weapon to Baldwin.

      Baldwin told reporters on Saturday that helium is successful interaction with instrumentality enforcement each day, but successful an interrogation with CNN's Erin Burnett Monday night, Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza said that authorities wanted to talk to the histrion successful person.

      "I cognize that helium has been successful interaction with our investigators. I don't cognize if that's each time oregon each different day, but helium has been receptive to telephone calls. But we would similar to evidently person him present successful idiosyncratic to clarify immoderate statements oregon clarify immoderate facts that we have," Mendoza said.

      On Tuesday, Juan Rios, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office, said, "In idiosyncratic interviews are ever preferred by investigators. Mr. Baldwin has ever been disposable to detectives progressive successful this case, whether via telephone oregon successful person. If and erstwhile detectives petition to talk with him successful person, they volition counsel him of their request."

        Rios added that Mendoza is specifically funny successful in-person interviews with the movie's adjunct manager and armorer, who person antecedently been identified by authorities arsenic focuses of the investigation.

        No transgression charges person been filed, but the territory lawyer for Santa Fe County said precocious she has not ruled immoderate out.

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