Sex offender shoots stepson in chest

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

ST LUCIE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - He says he was trying to teach his stepson a lesson, but deputies charged him with child abuse.

St. Lucie County Sheriff Deputies say Christopher Cady shot the boy with a pellet gun in the chest. This after the boy got the gun as a present for Christmas and shot his cousin in the backside.

Cady is also a sex offender. He's being held without bail now for failing to report a change in address or name as a sex offender.