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Aaron Burr shot and killed Alexander in a duel. Dick Johnson supposedly killed Indian chief Tecumseh in battle. Dick Cheney accidentally wounded a hunting companion but not seriously. There may be others.

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Vice President Dick Cheney shot a fellow hunter while quail hunting in February 2006.

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Dick Cheney Aaron Burr shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804.

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Vice President, Dick Cheney.

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