BREAKING: second escaped NY convict captured by law enforcement

Richard Matt, David Sweat
This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police via AP)

After 3 weeks on the run, the second convicted murderer in a New York prison break has been shot and detained by law enforcement.

According to CBS News, escaped convict David Sweat was shot by officers in Constable, N.Y., just two days after his accomplice Richard Matt was shot and killed by border patrol on June 26.

CBS News reports Sweat is being taking to Alice Hyde Medical Center.

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