LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) – Two chimpanzees are reportedly on the loose in northwest Las Vegas, Metro Police have confirmed.

According to CBS affiliate KLAS-TV, one shot has been fired in an attempt to catch the chimps.

Multiple roads in the area have been closed and traffic diverted. Animal control officers are requesting that local residents stay inside their homes, and that motorists avoid the area.

A local school, Kay Carl Elementary, is also reportedly on lockdown.


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