Pistorius's ex turns State witness

2013-08-16 14:06
Oscar Pistorius (Picture: AP)

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Johannesburg - Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend has reportedly turned State witness and has told police about an incident in which the athlete allegedly fired shots through an open car sunroof.

City Press reported on Friday that Samantha Taylor, who dated Pistorius before he started dating Reeva Steenkamp, told police that Pistorius "stood up and fired shots through the sunroof" while she was driving along a highway.

It emerged on Friday that Pistorius could face two counts of recklessly discharging a firearm in public. The other charge relates to an incident in a Johannesburg restaurant in January when he accidentally fired a gun while sitting at a table.

Pistorius is due to appear in court on Monday to face murder charges after fatally shooting Steenkamp at his Pretoria home in February.

City Press previously reported on Taylor's break-up with Pistorius after a year-and-a-half relationship. She told the newspaper that "Oscar is certainly not what people think he is".

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