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

Reuters14 February 2013

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 millimetre pistol at the scene. A 26-year-old man was taken into custody," police spokewoman 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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