A Caldwell man accidentally shot and killed his 20-year-old wife on Sunday while he was cleaning a handgun, police say.
The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. in the 100 block of west Oak Street. When police arrived, they were told that the victim and her husband were cleaning their handguns when the husband accidentally discharged one of the weapons when reassembling it.
The woman was taken to a Boise hospital, where she died. Police are still investigating and have not determined if charges will be filed.
Neither the victim, nor her husband have been named by Caldwell Police.