Actor Shot Dead Filming Music Video

'Several firearms were discharged during a scene by several actors'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2017 2:47 AM CST

(Newser) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting during the filming of a music video for Aussie hip-hop band Bliss N Eso. The actor was shot in the chest during filming Monday afternoon inside a Brisbane bar, the BBC reports. The band was not present at the time and it's not clear whether the shooting was accidental.

"Several firearms were discharged during a scene by several actors," a police spokesman said, per the Sydney Morning Herald. "As result of the use of those firearms, one actor has received wounds to the chest and has subsequently died of those injuries." The spokesman added it hasn't been determined how many of the firearms in the scene were real or what kind of ammunition was being used. (Read more music videos stories.)

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