Checked in here this morning hoping for some news or development in the case. I grew up in La Vista, less than a mile away from Ryan's school, and still visit family there when it's possible. Haven't been back there since before the pandemic, but the case has hit close to home for my...
The rounds can be seen from the front of the gun (the camera view, in many cases.) If the dummy rounds weren't in the 5 chambers in the cylinder not aligned with the barrel it would be quite obvious that those chambers were empty, making the movie scene unrealistic and laughable. MOO.
This BBC article is the first I've seen where the make/model of the gun is identified.
Police identified the firearm shot by Mr Baldwin as an antique-edition F LLI Pietta Long Colt .45 revolver.
Alec Baldwin shooting: Sheriff describes film set 'complacency'
Actually, it IS possible to check. at 3:59 in the linked video it shows how to.
Big thanks to whomever posted this video in the first thread. I learned a lot from it. My only Colt revolver is a somewhat newer double action with a non-fixed cylinder.
MOO: Someone was probably taking advantage of the young armorer by pressuring her to let them take the vintage revolvers out for some off-set fun. Sounds like she was not appropriately qualified anyway.
Well, I skipped a few pages so maybe this has been opined on already. I've had the *joy* of observing/encountering many skeletal remains of animals in Nebraska, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Colorado...places I've lived and worked in. The remains have been mostly deer, elk, cattle, and some...
BL has been named as a person if interest in the murder of GP. There may be other POIs and other suspects. We simply don't have that information. Investigators and courts need to follow this through to its conclusion.