24/7 News Source (Malone, NY)  --  There are reports that police in upstate New York are in hot pursuit of escaped killer David Sweat following a shootout that left his partner, Richard Matt, dead.

According to the "New York Times," there was a second volley of gunfire as police pursued Sweat.

Police shot and killed Matt near the town of Malone, New York.

Matt and Sweat escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility three weeks ago.