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Pistorius 'fired gun from car'

By AP reporters

Oscar Pistorius became furious with a police officer who handled his licensed gun after pulling the car he was in over for speeding and later fired the gun out of the car's sunroof without warning, a court has heard.

The account by Darren Fresco, who has been identified as being with Pistorius on two occasions when a gun was fired in public, corroborated much of the evidence of another witness who was at the scene of the sunroof shooting.

"You can't just touch another man's gun,"' Mr Fresco recalled Pistorius telling the traffic officer in late 2012 after the group was pulled over for speeding.

The double-amputee runner has been charged with premeditated murder for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of February 14, 2013. He also faces three firearms charges, which he also denies.

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