BREAKING: One New York Prison Escapee Shot and Killed by Police

One of the prisoners who escaped from a New York prison has been shot and killed by police. Richard Matt was shot near Malone, New York.

Police are still pursuing his partner, David Sweat.

Richard Matt, one of two escaped murderers from an upstate New York maximum-security prison, was shot and killed by officers involved in a massive three-week manhunt, three law enforcement sources said Friday.

Officers are still pursuing fugitive David Sweat but don’t have eyes on the convict, two law enforcement sources said.

Matt apparently shot at a driver in a camper near Malone, New York, a federal law enforcement source said. The driver called 911. When officers arrived, gunfire erupted and Matt was shot dead.

Matt was shot by a border patrol tactical team, a federal law enforcement source said.

Well, one down.

Warner Todd Huston

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