Oscar Pistorius had 'big love' for guns, testifies friend

Prosecutors have levelled two counts of firing a gun in public against Oscar Pistorius, as well as the murder charge. He faces a fourth charge of illegal possession of unlicensed ammunition.

updated: March 11, 2014 20:08 IST
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Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius was passionate about guns, a friend testified Tuesday, telling the court how the Paralympian had fired a gun through a sunroof and again inside a crowded restaurant.

"We had been to the shooting range before and I knew he had a big love of weapons," said Darren Fresco in his testimony during the South African sprinter's trial for shooting dead his girlfriend.

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