Olympic 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius Charged in Girlfriend's Death

Olympic 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius Charged in Girlfriend's Death

February 14, 2013 Updated Feb 14, 2013 at 12:37 PM EDT

According to a report from CBS News, Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, police and the woman's talent agent said Thursday.

According to the CBS News report:

Pretoria Police spokeswoman Denise Buekes said officers received a call in the middle of the night saying there had been a shooting at the 26-year-old double-amputee runner's home in a gated housing complex in the capital, Pretoria. A 9 mm pistol was recovered and a murder case opened against Pistorius.

Read the CBS News coverage HERE.

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