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Officers Fatally Shoot 1 of 2 NY State Prison Escapees

A convicted killer who escaped this month from a New York state prison was fatally shot Friday by police. U.S. media reports said that law enforcement officers killed Richard Matt in a wooded area about 30 miles from the prison, and that police were pursuing his fellow escapee, David Sweat, in upstate New York. Matt and Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, near the Canadian border, on June 6. More than 1,000 U.S. agents were tasked with finding...

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