PRETORIA, South Africa - Police say that Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been involved in a shooting at his home in the country's capital, Pretoria.
Lt. Col. Katlego Mogale tells The Associated Press that police received a call early Thursday morning that there had been a shooting at the double-amputee runner's home.
Mogale says when police arrived they found paramedics trying to revive a 30-year-old woman who had been shot an unspecified number of times. Mogale says the woman died at the house.
Officers found a 9-mm pistol at the scene and took the 26-year-old Pistorius into custody.
Mogale says Pistorius is expected to appear in court later Thursday.
Pistorius made history at the London Olympics last year when he became the first double-amputee runner to compete on the track at the Olympics.