Low key: Alec and Hilaria Baldwin were seen loading up their car for what appeared to be a trip out of town in NYC on Monday after an attorney for Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed accused him of ignoring on-set safety protocols

Alec Baldwin seen with Hilaria after Rust armorer accused him of not following safety procedures

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have been keeping a low profile amid the on going lawsuit against him over the fatal shooting on the set of Rust.

The 63-year-old was seen outside of his Manhattan apartment on Monday, with his wife nearby, loading up the car for what appeared to be a trip out of town.

The sighting comes after an attorney for the armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, released a statement accusing the actor of ignoring safety rules, according to ABC News.

Low key: Alec and Hilaria Baldwin were seen loading up their car for what appeared to be a trip out of town in NYC on Monday after an attorney for Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed accused him of ignoring on-set safety protocols

Alec appeared downtrodden while wheeling a valet card to his car in a black puffer coat, black pants and a black facemask under his chin.

Wife Hilaria, who is currently on a social media hiatus, was seen nearby in a long camel toned chunky sweater with a black top and pants and Ugg slippers.

The couple has been dealing with an ongoing wrongful death lawsuit over the on-set shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer on his film Rust, who was killed during a rehearsal.

Director Joel Souza was also injured from Baldwin’s prop gun, though he survived his injuries.

Under the radar: Alec appeared downtrodden while wheeling a valet card to his car in a black puffer coat, black pants and a black facemask under his chin

Under the radar: Alec appeared downtrodden while wheeling a valet card to his car in a black puffer coat, black pants and a black facemask under his chin

Casual: Wife Hilaria, who is currently on a social media hiatus, was seen nearby in a long camel toned chunky sweater with a black top and pants and Ugg slippers

Casual: Wife Hilaria, who is currently on a social media hiatus, was seen nearby in a long camel toned chunky sweater with a black top and pants and Ugg slippers

On Sunday, lawyers for the film’s armorer released a statement condemning the actor for pointing his firearm at crew members despite being a violation of safety protocol.

‘Mr. Baldwin knew that he could never point a firearm at crew members under any circumstances and had a duty of safety to his fellow crew members,’ attorney Jason Bowles said. ‘Yet he did point the gun at Halyna before the fatal incident against all rules and common sense.’

Bowles added that the monitor on set was broken on the day of the fatal shooting which ‘further prevented Hannah from knowing what was going on inside the Church,’ ABC reported.

This statement was in response to new documents in the wrongful death lawsuit against Baldwin and the production filed by Hutchins family.

Tragedy: The couple has been dealing with an ongoing wrongful death lawsuit over the on-set shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer on his film Rust, who was killed during a rehearsal;  director Joel Souza was also injured from Baldwin's prop gun, though he survived his injuries

Tragedy: The couple has been dealing with an ongoing wrongful death lawsuit over the on-set shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer on his film Rust, who was killed during a rehearsal; director Joel Souza was also injured from Baldwin’s prop gun, though he survived his injuries

Baldwin appeared to pass the blame onto the victim in an arbitration demand filed on Friday and claimed that his contract shielded him from any financial responsibility related to Hutchins’ death.

Despite the tragedy, Baldwin had attempted to convince cast and crew to finish filming Rust in Hutchins’ honor in the weeks after the shooting and have the proceeds from the movie go toward a settlement with the woman’s husband, Matthew Hutchins, and nine-year- old son, according to the filing.

The filing also revealed that Baldwin and Matthew had been exchanging text messages.

The Hutchins lawyer, Brian Panish, hit back at the actor: Alec Baldwin once again is trying to avoid liability and accountability for his reckless actions before and on October 21st that resulted in the death of Halyna Hutchins,’ Panish told Deadline.

'Mr.  Baldwin knew that he could never point a firearm at crew members under any circumstances and had a duty of safety to his fellow crew members,' attorney Jason Bowles told ABC News Sunday.  'Yet he did point the gun at Halyna before the fatal incident against all rules and common sense.'

‘Mr. Baldwin knew that he could never point a firearm at crew members under any circumstances and had a duty of safety to his fellow crew members,’ attorney Jason Bowles told ABC News Sunday. ‘Yet he did point the gun at Halyna before the fatal incident against all rules and common sense.’

‘Baldwin’s disclosure of personal texts with Matt Hutchins is irrelevant to his demand for arbitration and fails to demonstrate anything other than Hutchins’ dignity in his engagement with Baldwin.

‘It is shameful that Baldwin claims Hutchins’ actions in filing a wrongful death lawsuit derailed the completion of Rust,’ Panish added. ‘The only action that ended the film’s production was Baldwin’s killing of Halyna Hutchins.’

The Emmy-winning actor also claimed that he was following Halyna Hutchins’ directions when he pointed what turned out to be a gun loaded with live rounds at her on the set of the movie Rust and pulled the trigger, killing the cinematographer.

Baldwin has been named as a defendant in multiple lawsuits that have been filed in connection with the fatal shooting.

In an interview with George Stephanopoulos for ABC, the actor claimed the gun went off while he was practicing his blocking for the scene, with Hutchins instructing him to point the gun to the side of the camera in his direction.

‘And I cock the gun, I go, ‘Can you see that? Can you see that? Can you see that?’ And she says… and then I let go of the hammer of the gun, and the gun goes off. I let go of the hammer of the gun, the gun goes off,’ he said.

Who is to blame?  Baldwin appeared to pass the blame onto the victim in an arbitration demand filed on Friday and claimed that his contract shielded him from any financial responsibility related to Hutchins' death

Who is to blame? Baldwin appeared to pass the blame onto the victim in an arbitration demand filed on Friday and claimed that his contract shielded him from any financial responsibility related to Hutchins’ death

The shooting is currently under investigation, and a search warrant was issued in late December for Baldwin’s cellphone, which he was seen talking on shortly after the shooting.

The warrant give police permission to go through all text messages and photos he might have, along with stored location data.

His latest court filings doubled down on his assertion that, while the death was tragic, he is not responsible.

‘This is a rare instance when the system broke down, and someone should be held legally culpable for the tragic consequences. That person is not Alec Baldwin,’ according to the filing. ‘October 21 was also the worst day in Alec Baldwin’s life. That day has and will continue to haunt Baldwin.’

Friday’s filing repeatedly argued that the actor was not responsible for the cinematographer’s death because he had been assured that the gun he was using in the scene did not contain live bullets, and also because he was not responsible for checking the ammunition, as New York Times first reported.

His side: The Emmy-winning actor also claimed that he was following Halyna Hutchins' directions when he pointed what turned out to be a gun loaded with live rounds at her on the set of the movie Rust and pulled the trigger, killing the cinematographer

His side: The Emmy-winning actor also claimed that he was following Halyna Hutchins’ directions when he pointed what turned out to be a gun loaded with live rounds at her on the set of the movie Rust and pulled the trigger, killing the cinematographer

‘An actor cannot rule that a gun is safe,’ the filing said. ‘That is the responsibility of other people on the set.’

According to the document, Hutchins instructed Baldwin how to hold the gun.

‘She directed Baldwin to hold the gun higher, to a point where it was directed toward her,’ the filing stated. ‘She was looking carefully at the monitor and then at Baldwin, and then back again, as she gave these instructions. In giving and following these instructions, Hutchins and Baldwin shared a core, vital belief: that the gun was ‘cold’ and contained no live rounds.’

Baldwin then asked Hutchins if she wanted him to pull back the hammer on the Colt, and she allegedly said yes.

The actor pulled back the hammer ‘but not far enough to actually cock the gun,’ the filing said. When Baldwin let go of the hammer, the gun discharged.

'It is shameful that Baldwin claims Hutchins' actions in filing a wrongful death lawsuit derailed the completion of Rust,' said Hutchins family lawyer in response.  'The only action that ended the film's production was Baldwin's killing of Halyna Hutchins.'

‘It is shameful that Baldwin claims Hutchins’ actions in filing a wrongful death lawsuit derailed the completion of Rust,’ said Hutchins family lawyer in response. ‘The only action that ended the film’s production was Baldwin’s killing of Halyna Hutchins.’

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