Westport native Tyler Hicks wins Pulitzer Prize

Tyler Hicks won for Breaking News Photography for the pictures he took during the terrorist attack at a mall in Kenya last year. (4/15/14)

WESTPORT - A Westport native and Staples High School graduate is celebrating his second Pulitzer Prize.

Tyler Hicks won for Breaking News Photography for the pictures he took during the terrorist attack at a mall in Kenya last year.

The New York Times photographer has reportedly said he was honored to be recognized in such a way.

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Hicks also won in 2006 for his work in Afghanistan. 

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