(Middletown, Oh) Thirty-five-year old Vince DeWitt of Middletown is accused of shooting a six-year-old boy with a pellet gun.  Police said it happened Easter Sunday. 

DeWitt is charged with assault. The boy, who is the son of DeWitt's girlfriend, suffered internal injuries but is expected to recover.

DeWitt said he was only trying to scare the boy. The child was shot in the stomach.