A young boy accidentally killed his mother with her own gun.
FOX News Radio's Ron Flatter reports.
A two-year-old boy reaching into his mother's purse accidentally fired the gun inside, killing his mother, inside a store in northern Idaho.
(Miller) "All the precautionary measures weren't taken to ensure the safety of that weapon."
Stu Miller with the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.
29-year-old Veronica Rutledge was inside the Walmart in Hayden, 30-miles east of Spokane, Washington. Officers say Rutledge had a concealed-weapons permit.
(Miller) "It's unfortunate. You know, if you do have a... you know, a concealed-weapon... you need to be able to protect it."
Rutledge's nieces were also with her at the time.
Ron Flatter, FOX News Radio.