According to gossip site tmz the gun was regularly used by crew members for recreational target practice with live ammo off set.
Live ammo and blanks were also stored together on set. Live ammo does not belong on a movie set afaik.
Anything to save a few bucks it seems. Pissed off union members called for the immediate termination of inexperienced crew members after previous accidental gun discharges.
This armourer also handed a gun to an 11 year old actress on another movie set without making sure the gun is safe. Other...
Boggles the mind that some don't think this is a career ending fckup. Real bullets were brought onto set for whatever reason and someone died as a result.
She didn't even bother to check the gun at home or wherever.
According to police the armorer was on set and it doesn't look like she's a member of the union whose member walked off
Surely the armorer would not walk off set with the rest of the crew and leave all the guns there