Did Alec Baldwin pull the trigger? What will prosecutors have to prove in court for him to be jailed for five years? JEN SMITH breaks down the unanswered Rust questions as the actor gears up for a court battle
After over a year, prosecutors in New Mexico are getting ready to formally charge Alec Baldwin for accidentally shooting dead Halyna Hutchins in 2021.
Baldwin is facing a maximum of five years in prison on involuntary manslaughter charges with a firearm enhancement.
He has vowed to fight the case – calling the charges a ‘terrible miscarriage of justice’.
But will he go to prison for what is an undeniable accident? And what has the reaction been to the charges so far?
Here, DailyMail.com breaks down the legal case against Baldwin, what prosecutors will have to prove in court, and whether Baldwin has a shot at beating the charges.