Ben Sin
Tuesday September 24th, 2013

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Hearing Dick Cheney's name in the same sentence with "gun malfunction" is probably a scary thought to many, since the former Vice President of the US once accidentally shot a friend, 78-year-old laywer Harry Whittington.

Thankfully, this time the mishap prevented the 72-year-old Cheney from firing in a charity antelope hunting competition, perhaps saving an antelope (and a human being along the way).

According to the Wisconsin news K2TV, Cheney's gun problem prevented his squad from winning the competition, which led to teammates and opponents cracking jokes at Cheney's expense.

Somewhere, Harry Whittington sits jealous of an antelope. [K2TV]

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