Police to investigate Cincinnati Zoo gorilla shooting

  • Police will investigate the circumstances surrounded the killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. The gorilla was killed after a three-year-old boy fell into his enclosure. Media reports quoted Joseph Deters, Hamilton County Prosecutor, as saying that once the police inquiry is complete, they will confer with our office on the possible charges. Meanwhile, the zoo has defended its act saying that it had no choice other than to kill the gorilla.