Toddler accidentally shoots and kills mom in Walmart

The mother had a concealed weapons permit and was carrying a handgun in her purse while shopping with her four children.

    2014/12/31

NSFW    Gun Crazy

A 2-year-old boy accidentally killed his mother with her own gun at a Walmart in Hayden, Idaho, a town about 40 miles east of Spokane, Washington.

Veronica Rutledge, 29, was in the electronics section of the store with her 2-year-old son and other three children on Tuesday morning.

The son, seated in the shopping cart, reached into his mom’s purse and pulled out a small-caliber handgun she was carrying. The gun discharged and killed the mother, who had a concealed weapons permit.

Rutledge died at the scene. The store was temporarily closed while police collected evidence.
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