Gunshot, screams, then more shots at Pistorius home: police

PRETORIA Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:09am EST

Oscar Pistorius stands in the dock during a break in court proceedings at the Pretoria Magistrates court, February 20, 2013. ''Blade Runner'' Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Oscar Pistorius stands in the dock during a break in court proceedings at the Pretoria Magistrates court, February 20, 2013. ''Blade Runner'' Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house.

Credit: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - A witness heard a gunshot at the home of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, followed by screams and then more shots, a detective told a court on Wednesday.

Pistorius has been charged with murdering his girlfriend at his home last week.

(Reporting by Peroshni Govender; Writing by Jon Herskovitz)

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