Transcript for What Did Pistorius's Neighbors Hear the Night Steenkamp Was Killed?
Next tonight a dramatic day in court for Oscar Pistorius. And the question, what did the neighbors hear? Which of these sounds is the truth? ABC was there. Reporter: Oscar Pistorius head down, hands on his ears as the courtroom was filled with critical sounds. A recreation. Put on by his legal team to prove he's telling the truth. First, a cricket bat hitting wood. Then the sound of gun shots. Ear witnesses reported hearing screams and then a gunshot. With this audio recording, the defense is hoping to illustrate the similarity between a gunshot and a cricket bat hitting a bathroom door. That's because Pistorius claims that after shooting reeva by mistake, he used a cricket bat to break through the bathroom door in a desperate race to help her. The prosecution claiming he was arguing with reeva all along, she screamed and he shot her in cold blood. The sounds were played in court by this forensics expert called by the defense. But the lead prosecutor tore into him, pointing out that he's merely a forensic geologist, an expert in minerals and material found in Earth. Are you a sound expert, sir? No. Reporter: Beginning Friday the court will take a two week break and a ruling could come as late as July. Thanks so much. It's worth noting for the 24
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