Alec Baldwin interview on ABC News

Minutes prior to the lethal shooting, star Alec Baldwin remembered being informed that the “gun is empty,” he stated throughout an interview with ABC.

Baldwin stated he remembered being informed by director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, to hold the weapon out in her instructions, “right below her armpit.”

“I said to her, ‘in this scene, I’m going to cock the gun, do you want to see that?'” Baldwin stated.

Baldwin stated Hutchins informed him to cock the weapon, he stated.

“I let go of the hammer and the gun goes off,” Baldwin informed ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “I never pulled the trigger.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.