Double Amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius Shot & Killed his Girlfriend, Model Reeva Steenkamp, Whom he Thought was an Intruder

Olympian Blade Runner, the controversial double amputee Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, when he mistook her for an intruder.

South African media are reporting the incident happened at his Silver Lakes home at around 4am on Thursday morning.

Captain Sarah Mcira confirmed to a South African website that Pistorius’s girlfriend was shot in the head and arm and died at the scene.

Pistorius, 26, dubbed Blade Runner for the blade-like prosthetics he wears for his double under-knee amputation, is reportedly in police custody.

She was reportedly not shot once, not twice, not thrice...but four times.


**Update, he's been charged with murder. A police spokesperson says there have been 'other incidents' at the Pistorious home.

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