Detroit's 5-year-old girl found under the pillow of his grandmother, a fire pistol. While playing with it the gun went off, police said on Wednesday.
Girl around midnight was playing with the gun when it discharged, police said. She was mortally wounded. Her grandmother, who was cooking in the kitchen, was questioned by police and released, said police officer Jennifer Moreno. The investigation is ongoing, and no charges were filed.
A victim named Mary Davis was declared dead on arrival at hospital in Detroit. Jacqueline Pritchett told the Detroit News that the district works with residents on issues of gun safety. This message was taken to children's institutions and schools.
According to police since April 20, 6 children shot themselves in the United States. In addition, there is evidence that executions are often not an accident.
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