Metro officers and officials investigate the scene where an escaped male chimpanzee was shot and killed by a Metro officer, seen below the blue tent, on Ann Road just east of Jones Boulevard in North Las Vegas on Thursday, July 12, 2012. The chimpanzee, along with another female chimpanzee, escaped from a private residence near the scene. Metro police subdued and captured the female and shot and killed the male.

Photo by: Jessica Ebelhar

Metro officers and officials investigate the scene where an escaped male chimpanzee was shot and killed by a Metro officer, seen below the blue tent, on Ann Road just east of Jones Boulevard in North Las Vegas on Thursday, July 12, 2012. The chimpanzee, along with another female chimpanzee, escaped from a private residence near the scene. Metro police subdued and captured the female and shot and killed the male.