Cheney claims that it was an accident when he shot a fellow hunter over the weekend. I think it was a message to Lewis Libby to stop implicating Cheney in the authorization to leak classified information to the press.
After shooting Harry Whittington in the neck and face, Cheney was overheard saying, "of course it was an accident! I only eat babies! Harry is 78 and way too stringy for my taste."
Cheney Shoots Fellow Hunter in Texas Accident