Pistorius trial renews South Africa gun ownership debate
28 February 2014 Last updated at 19:25 GMT
Oscar Pistorius is due to go on trial on Monday for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
The case has raised questions for South Africans about safety, as the paralympian claims he shot Ms Steenkamp after mistaking her for an intruder.
Andrew Harding reports from Johannesburg.