comScore Escaped Prisoner David Sweat Shot, Caught by Police

Escaped Prisoner David Sweat Shot, Caught by Police

David Sweat, the second escaped prisoner from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York, has been caught and the manhunt is over:

Reports from NBC News and The New York Times say Sweat was shot by a state trooper near Constable, New York, very close to the Canadian border.

Officers emerged from the wooded area where they were searching for Sweat moments ago:

Richard Matt, the other prison escapee, was found and shot dead just two days ago in upstate New York, as the manhunt for Sweat continued.

Update- 4:09 pm EST: Reports have been trickling out about Sweat’s condition:

Update- 5:20 pm EST: CNN releases first picture of Sweat just after the arrest:

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