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WAREHAM (CBS) – A six year old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound. Police say his neighbor intentionally aimed at him and pulled the trigger of a pellet gun.

Sean Carduff was building a snowman with his cousin in the backyard of his grandparents’ Wareham home when he was hit with a pellet from a high powered Airsoft rifle.

“I hear a child screaming, coming around the back of the house,” says his grandfather Scott Carduff. He says at first they didn’t know what had happened. “Who would think a 6-year-old boy got shot in the back yard? We had no idea and then his father started taking his jacket off and there was blood there.”

The boy was rushed to the hospital and treated for his injury. The pellet traveled from his shoulder to his arm and remains lodged in his body. He will need more surgery to…

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