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Boy, two, shoots mother dead in US

A two-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother as he reached into her purse at a Wal-Mart store in the US and her concealed gun fired.

The woman was shopping with several children.

Kootenai County sheriff's spokesman Stu Miller confirmed that the victim was the boy's mother.

Officials said she had a concealed weapons permit.

Mr Miller said the shooting was accidental. It occurred in the Wal-Mart in Hayden, Idaho.

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