Oscar's dad speaks about shooting

2013-02-14 11:47
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Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's father on Thursday said his son was "sad" following a shooting at his Pretoria home which left his girlfriend dead.

"I don't know nothing. It will be extremely obnoxious and rude to speculate. I don't know the facts," Henke Pistorius told SABC radio news.

"If anyone makes a statement, it will have to be Oscar. He's sad at the moment."

He added that his heart goes out to the victim's family.

Earlier, a convoy of about 10 cars arrived at the Boschkop police station in Pretoria following the shooting. Pistorius's sister, Aimee, was among those arriving at the station.

Police have opened a case of murder.

Listen to police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale confirm how they were alerted about the shooting and arriving on the scene.

- SAPA
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