Ammunition Supplier Testifies in “Rust” Trial: Only Inert Rounds Provided despite Handling Live Rounds from Another Production

SANTA FE, N.M. – Testifying at the trial of “Rust” movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, ammunition supplier Seth Kenney stated that he only provided inert dummy rounds to the production where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021. However, Kenney admitted to also handling live rounds from another production during that time. Kenney informed the jury that he cleaned and repackaged ammunition for “Rust” that had previously been used on a production in …

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Fire at Rural Lebanon Building Causes Ammunition and Propane Tanks to Explode

LEBANON, Oregon – A massive fire tore through a rural building in Lebanon on Sunday night, causing stored ammunition and propane tanks to explode, according to fire officials. The two-alarm fire in the 29800 block of Santiam Terrace Road led to the collapse of the building and required over 20 firefighters to bring it under control. Several fire districts and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, indicating the intensity of the blaze …

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States Demand White House Block Sale of Ammunition Linked to Mass Shootings

LAKE CITY, MISSOURI – Military-grade ammunition produced at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant has been linked to at least a dozen mass shootings across the United States over the past decade. The facility, which has received over $860 million in federal support, manufactures ammunition used by the US military and is also one of the largest producers of commercial rounds for AR-15-style rifles. According to a letter from New York Attorney General Letitia James …

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