Woman unintentionally discharges gun in shopping bag, dies
35-year-old Elizabeth Moorehead of Port St. Lucie, Florida was bringing her husband's gun inside their home for him. He was going out and didn't want to take his .38-caliber derringer handgun so he gave the loaded, unlocked gun to Elizabeth. She put it inside a canvas shopping bag and went inside the house. While she was in the kitchen with her daughter she went to take the gun out of the canvas bag. She unintentionally discharged the weapon and was shot in the mid chest area.
She was rushed to the local hospital in critical condition but died of her injuries. Police say the incident appears to be an accidental shooting.
News reports do not give the age of the daughter who witnessed her mother being shot.