Cheney Injures Man During Hunting Trip

2-12-06 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Dick Cheney's spokeswoman says Cheney has accidentally shot and injured a man during a hunting trip in Texas.

The accident happened at the Armstrong Ranch in south Texas. The property's owner says the 78-year-old victim is "alert and doing fine," after Cheney sprayed him with shotgun pellets while trying to shoot a bird.

Cheney's spokeswoman, Lea Anne McBride, says the vice president is with the victim and his wife at the hospital.