S. Africa: Shooting Was Not Deliberate, Pistorius Says


Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius has said that he shot his girlfriend by accident and that he did not pull the trigger deliberately.

VIDEO: Pistorius at Trial Admits 'No Reason' to Fire Fatal Shots

Under pummelling cross-examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday that he had "no reason" to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp, as ... see more »

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  • South Africa:  Killing Girlfriend 'Not Deliberate' - Pistorius

    South African Press Association, 10 April 2014

    Oscar Pistorius on Thursday claimed he did not remember firing four shots into a door in the deadly volley that killed Reeva Steenkamp. read more »

  • South Africa:  Pistorius - 'Media Would Have Lied Over Restaurant Shooting'

    South African Press Association, 10 April 2014

    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius asked his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp not to mention him allegedly firing a gun in a restaurant because the media would print lies, the High Court in ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Analysis - Will the Real Oscar Pistorius Please Stand Up?

    Daily Maverick, 10 April 2014

    Oscar Pistorius' time on the stand is bringing out the pop psychologist in many of us. Of course, we're never likely to get anywhere close to the "real" Pistorius from watching him ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Pistorius Trial - Week Five, Day Four

    Daily Maverick, 10 April 2014

    The 20th day of the Pistorius murder trial. REBECCA DAVIS is in Pretoria taking notes at the North Gauteng High Court, while the rest of the Daily Maverick's staff is jolling at ... read more »

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius crying in court (file photo).

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