Westport native Tyler Hicks captures scene of Kenya mall attack

Tyler Hicks works as a photographer for the New York Times.

Tyler Hicks works as a photographer for the New York Times. (9/23/13)

WESTPORT - A Westport native and award-winning photographer for the New York Times has been shooting the attack on a shopping mall in Kenya.

At least 68 people were killed in the attack.

Tyler Hicks, a graduate of Staples High School, was able to go inside the mall as the attack unfolded.

His photographs and first person account can be found on the newspaper's website.
 

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