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Jul 5, 2015 10:59 AM

Inmate shot after escape moved from NY hospital to prison

The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. — An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison.

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David Sweat was moved from the Albany Medical Center early Sunday. He was taken to the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus. The prison is about 200 miles west of Albany.

Officials say Sweat initially will be in the infirmary and then housed in a single cell in a 23-hour confinement unit.

Sweat and Richard Matt had escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, near the Canadian border, in early June.

Matt was killed June 26. Sweat was captured June 28 after being shot by a trooper as he fled through a field near the Canadian border.

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