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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Mar 30, 2009
Location: Winston, Missouri

Animal: Chimpanzee, Monkey, Dog
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Escape of animal, Animal Death by human
Species: Primate, Other

Summary: Timmy, a 9-year-old chimpanzee, was shot to death after reportedly opening the door of a police car and attempting to attack the officer. Timmy had escaped from his possessor. Authorities checked the home and found 3 monkeys and more than 200 dogs. The Humane Society returned later with a search warrant to find all but 2 cats and 15 dogs. A reward was offered for information about the missing animals. Three people were arrested and charged.

Source: www.upi.com

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