Fireworks Spark Active Shooter Fears, Panic at 2 NYC Malls

Shoppers enjoying a Saturday afternoon at the mall were sent into a panic after loud pops sparked fears of an active shooter in the area.

That was the situation at not one, but two malls in New York City when police say fireworks were set off inside shopping centers in two different boroughs.

For many, the loud blasts triggered memories of recent mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde and Tulsa, where multiple people were gunned down in public places.

With three mass shootings in as many weeks, many Americans are joining the call to end gun violence across the nation. News Four’s Adam Harding has the latest.

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