“They can’t just scan your phone and take photos of you, or your love letters to your wife, or what you have,” he said.
Mr Baldwin told ABC News he did not pull the trigger, he says the Colt fired his revolver as he tilted his pistol and practiced camera angles with Mrs. Hutchins.
Investigators are trying to find out where the live charge came from, and in an order to search Baldwin’s phone, they wrote that they were looking for text messages, pictures, videos, calls or any other information related to the film.
The full police statement said: “On December 20, 2021, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office was informed that the Santa Fe District Attorney was negotiating with Mr. Baldwin’s attorney to obtain consent to obtain the phone and its contents.
“To date, the mobile phone has not been handed over to the authorities.”
Elsewhere, the armored man in charge of the weapons on set was suing the props supplier, claiming his company was distributing combat ammunition.
24-year-old armored woman Hannah Gutierrez Reed is demanding indefinite damages from props provider Seth Kenney and his company, PDQ Arm and Prop LLC, according to a lawsuit filed in a state court in New Mexico.
Kenney was not available for comment. In a December interview with ABC News, Kenney denied that the live footage on the recording came from his company.