Vice President Shoots Man

(AP) Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and injured a man during a hunting trip in Texas

Cheney's spokeswoman, Lea Anne Mcbride, says the Vice President

is with the victim and his wife at the hospital.

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.