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May 11, 2016 05:05 PM

A 5-year-old Detroit girl accidentally shot and killed herself while playing with a gun she found under her grandmother’s pillow Tuesday night, PEOPLE confirms.

The 64-year-old grandmother of Mariah Davis was allegedly downstairs in the kitchen when the young girl found the revolver, Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Moreno tells PEOPLE. Her grandmother and grandfather heard that shot and found Mariah unresponsive before calling 911.

Police responded around midnight to the home. Mariah was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.

Police say there were two other children in the house: a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old. Both were unharmed.

The grandmother was taken in for questioning and then released. No charges have been filed. The homicide department is currently investigating and will present their findings to prosecutors who will decide if the grandmother will be charged, according to Detroit police.

The shooting is considered accidental, according to Detroit police.

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Since April 20 of this year, at least six children have shot and killed either themselves or a parent, according to a report by CNN.

In 2014, twenty-four children under the age of 4 died from accidental shootings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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