South Africa police arrest 26-year-old for Pistorius shooting

JOHANNESBURG Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:19am EST

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police said on Thursday they had arrested a 26-year-old man after a woman was shot dead at the Pretoria home of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius.

"We found a 9 millimeter pistol at the scene. A 26-year-old man was taken into custody," police spokeswoman Katlego Mogale told Reuters. She declined to name the suspect or give any further details.

Pistorius is 26 years old.

(Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng; Editing by Ed Cropley)

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