Charges Dropped Against Alec Baldwin

Charges Dropped Against Alec Baldwin
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Manslaughter charges have been dropped against actor Alec Baldwin for the fatal on-set shooting that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in October 2021.

That doesn't mean it's all over.

The charges were dropped "without prejudice," which, Deadline explains, means that the case can be reopened. USA Today quotes the prosecutors: "Our follow-up investigation will remain active and ongoing."

Note: Deadline also reports that Hutchins' family will still press charges against Baldwin in a civil suit.

Baldwin was seen on the film's set this weekend for the first time since the shooting, People reports.

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