Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, better known to fans as Blade Runner, was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

The shooting occurred at his home in South Africa, and the Associated Press reports that Pistorius is a known gun enthusiast:

Pistorius owned firearms and posted a photograph of himself at a shooting range in November 2011 to Twitter, bragging about his score. "Had a 96% headshot over 300m from 50shots! Bam!" he tweeted.

Pistorius joins a list of notable athletes who have been involved in murder-related cases. The following list does not include cases of athletes killing someone in drunk-driving accidents (Leonard Little, Donte Stallworth, Craig MacTavish) or failed murder attempts (Mike Danton, Darryl Henley, Ugueth Urbina).

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