Olympic Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Allegedly Shot and Killed His Girlfriend in South Africa Early This Morning

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Last summer, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius made major headlines when he became the first Paralympian to compete in the Olympics. But, now, he's making major headlines again for all the wrong reasons.

According to a number of sources, the so-called "Blade Runner" was arrested earlier this morning after he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in South Africa. Some of those sources have speculated that Pistorius mistook the 29-year-old model for a home intruder after she attempted to pull off a Valentine's Day surprise. But, police have dismissed those reports and refused to confirm any of the details surrounding the shooting yet. But, more info will be coming soon.

"We can confirm he was taken to a police station but can't confirm if he is the suspect," a police spokeswoman said earlier. "You will find out this afternoon."

She did confirm that there have been "previous incidents" and "allegations of a domestic nature" at the home. Stay tuned for additional details about the shooting.

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[via CNN]


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