The Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J. was evacuated Saturday evening after a panic about shots being fired, but police believed the panic was sparked by a car fire.
All three suspects are in custody and the gun has been recovered, police said.
Police on Long Island were searching Wednesday night for a man who allegedly forced a woman to go back to her own house and give him money at gunpoint, and went on to fire shots at her.
Police subdued and arrested a man who allegedly ran from officers and fired a gun at them in Bushwick, Brooklyn Thursday morning.
Police on Saturday were searching for two men in home invasion and robbery in East New York, Brooklyn.
Police responded in force late Monday and early Tuesday, after a gunman fired several shots inside the Garden City Plaza Mall.
The shots were reported somewhere outside the immediate area of the Cranbury Elementary School in Norwalk around 11:25 a.m., but a police investigation could not confirm that any shots were fired.
The 26-year-old suspect was involved in a road rage incident with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver shortly before 8 p.m., police said.
The homecoming game was cut short at Baldwin High School on Long Island Friday night, after shots were fired and a teenager was stabbed.
Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.
A house fire turned violent in a quiet Long Island community when a home owner allegedly pulled out a gun on Saturday.