Toddler fatally shoots woman inside Walmart

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HAYDEN, Idaho – A 29-year-old woman was shot dead by her 2-year-old son inside a Walmart in Idaho on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

The woman was shopping with four children when the toddler apparently grabbed the firearm in the woman’s purse and discharged the gun.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office described the shooting as “accidental” in a news release.

The woman has not been identified.

Officials said the woman had a concealed weapons permit.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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