Dick cheney quail hunting
On February 11, , United States vice president Dick Cheney accidentally shot Harry Whittington, a thenyear-old Texas attorney, with a shotgun while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in Riviera, Texas. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Harry Whittington was a longtime Austin lawyer and a largely behind the scenes player in Texas Republican politics in February when he became a central actor in what came close to being a life-or-death drama involving then-Vice President Dick Cheney. Harry Whittington recalls the events leading up to being accidentally shot by then -Vice President Dick Cheney while hunting quail in February. Dec 13, · Whittington, then 78, was part of a quail-hunting party on a South Texas ranch with Cheney and others when the vice president accidentally shot him in . Former Vice President Dick Cheney has yet to apologize to the Texas lawyer he accidentally shot Whittington recently went on his first quail-hunting trip since the incident with his son-in-law. When Vice President Dick Cheney blasted a companion with a load of shotgun pellets eight days ago on a ranch in Texas, one of the vice president's quail-hunting companions, at a Texas ranch.