Texan accidentally shot by Dick Cheney recalls 2006 incident
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At first, it sounded like a routine report that might or might not have been exaggerated, or might or might not have even been true. But when she heard the name Vice President Dick Cheney followed by something about a shooting, her attention focused fast. Around the evening before, Armstrong told the reporter, the vice president accidentally shot another hunter when a covey of quail burst from a field just around sundown. The other hunter, year-old Austin lawyer Harry Whittington, was peppered with pellets on the side of his face and in his torso. He was in the hospital, but the wounds were not life-threatening.
By Daniel Bates For Dailymail. The lawyer who was shot by Dick Cheney during a quail-hunting trip says he will watch the new movie about the vice president which will include the moment he was gunned down. Harry Whittington tells DailyMail. And 12 years after the accident, which left him with 30 pellets in his face, the year-old reveals he has 'no hard feelings' towards the man who nearly killed him. Twelve years later: Harry Whittington tells DailyMailTV he will watch the new film about Vice President Dick Cheney and says he has 'no hard feelings' towards the man who nearly killed him.
On February 11, , United States vice president Dick Cheney accidentally shot Harry Whittington , a year-old Texas attorney , with a shotgun while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in Riviera, Texas. Local authorities released a report on the shooting on February 16, , and witness statements on February On February 14, , Whittington suffered a non-fatal heart attack and atrial fibrillation due to at least one lead-shot pellet lodged in or near his heart. Cheney did not speak publicly about the incident until February 15 in an interview with Fox News. Early reports indicated that Cheney and Whittington were friends and that the injuries were minor.
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