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Woman Shot Dead By 2-Year-Old Son In Wal-Mart In Idaho, America

31/12/2014 08:41 GMT | Updated 31/12/2014 08:59 GMT

A US woman has been shot and killed by her two-year-old son.

The accident happened in a Wal-Mart in Hayden, Idaho after the boy reached into her handbag and found the firearm.

The woman, Veronica J Rutledge, 29, had a license for a concealed weapon.

Rutledge is reported to have been shopping with several children at the time when she was shot in the rear of the store.

Footage of the shooting captured on CCTV showed it to be accidental.

The Wal-Mart will reopen today.