ALBUQUERQUE, April 10 — Years before Vice President Cheney accidentally shot a lawyer during a Texas quail hunt, Cheney himself was on the receiving end of an errant shotgun blast.
Carlsbad Mayor Bob Forrest said he does not know for certain whether he or his twin brother, Dick, fired the shot during the hunting trip in the late 1990s. It accidentally pelted Cheney, who was then chief executive at Halliburton Co.
Cheney was not hurt, but he was miffed, Forrest told the Journal.
“He said, ‘You guys watch where you’re shooting!’ He was very offended,” Forrest said.
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