Winston chimp shooting and puppy mill: What others are saying

Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 11:19 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 2, 2009

WINSTON — Winston's Sheriff Department discovered a squalid, unlicensed puppy mill after responding to and shooting a rampaging chimpanzee. The mill, run by the chimp's owners, held an estimated 100 to 200 small-breed dogs. Only 13 dogs and two cats were recovered.

Here's what other publications have to say about the chimp's death and the puppy mill's discovery.

The Columbia Daily Tribune:

Agitated chimpanzee leads to discovery of Missouri puppy mill

 St. Joe News:

Area deputy kills chimp by Ray Scherer

Gallatin North Missourian:

Deputy kills chimp; officers discover 200 dogs, three primates missing

 St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Chimp shot in NW Missouri by Leah Thorsen

KSDK St. Louis Channel 5:

Missouri chimp shooting triggers call for stronger exotic pet laws

The Kansas City Star:

Police shoot and kill chimp at northwest Missouri puppy mill

Fox 4 Kansas City:

Three Charged After Chimp Attacks Sheriff's Deputy by Meagan Kelleher

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