Alec Baldwin says in Instagram video he is complying with cell phone search warrant

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(CNN)In a video posted connected his Instagram relationship Saturday, Alec Baldwin said helium was cooperating with authorities successful their probe into the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the acceptable of the movie "Rust," and immoderate proposition helium is not complying with the hunt warrant issued for his compartment telephone is "a lie."

"This is simply a process," the histrion said, adding portion of the process involves investigators from different authorities having to spell done the authorities helium lives successful to marque a petition for his phone.

"They person to specify what precisely they want. They can't conscionable spell done your telephone and take, you know, your photos oregon your emotion letters to your woman oregon what person you," Baldwin said successful a video changeable successful the driver's spot of a parked car.

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    "But of course, we are 1000% going to comply with each that. We are perfectly good with that," the histrion said.

      He went connected to adhd helium is "working toward, insisting on, demanding" the information astir what happened.

      Hutchins was fatally changeable October 21 during a rehearsal for a country successful a religion astatine Bonanza Creek Ranch. Director Joel Souza was besides injured successful the shooting.

      Baldwin told ABC's George Stephanopoulos successful December the country was going to amusement Baldwin cocking the weapon and helium and Hutchins were going implicit however she wanted to presumption his manus earlier the weapon went off.

      "I'm holding the weapon wherever she told maine to clasp it, which ended up being aimed close beneath her armpit, was what I was told," Baldwin said astatine the time, adding, "I would ne'er constituent a weapon astatine anyone and past propulsion the trigger."

      A hunt warrant was issued for Baldwin's compartment telephone last month, according to tribunal documents from Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

      Officials are looking to get messages, telephone logs, integer photos and videos, arsenic good arsenic immoderate backstage messages sent connected societal media platforms successful narration to the accumulation of "Rust," the warrant said. It besides looks to get immoderate deleted videos, photos and messages connected the telephone having to bash with the movie.

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      In different video posted connected his Instagram earlier this month, Baldwin expressed gratitude for the enactment helium received since the shooting incidental and said it "has been, surely, the worst concern I've ever been progressive with."

      "I'm precise hopeful that the radical successful complaint with investigating this full happening get to the information arsenic soon arsenic possible," helium said successful that clip. "No 1 wants the information much than I do."

      Baldwin's civilian attorney, Aaron Dyer, said past period Baldwin was cooperating with authorities and they were assured the grounds volition amusement the histrion was not liable for what happened.

        Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer connected the set, told authorities she loaded the weapon with dummy rounds. The container of dummies whitethorn person had immoderate "wonky" rounds, she said.

        Two unit members person told CNN Gutierrez Reed mishandled weapons connected a previous movie project.

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