New ballistics evidence in Pistorius murder case

PRETORIA, South Africa

According to documents obtained by a South African news network, the state's ballistics expert supports Pistorius' claim that he was not wearing his artificial legs when he shot his girlfriend.

Additionally, the expert believes the athlete fired from a distance of about two feet, not the five feet as police originally said.

Pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day 2013. His trial is set to begin next month.

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