A Rockville Centre man was arrested by Nassau County Police on Sunday night in East Meadow on charges of criminal possession of an illegal firearm.
Police responded to reports of shots fired at Eisenhower Park, just after 8 p.m. When they arrived at the scene, officers witnessed Lamichael Taylor, 34, of Old Mill Court in Rockville Centre running through Eisenhower Park, before hopping a fence onto Merrick Avenue.
Officers were able to catch up with Taylor as he continued to run south toward Hempstead Turnpike and placed him in custody.
According to investigators, a semiautomatic Smith and Wesson pistol was recovered at the scene.
Taylor was arraigned on June 5 at the First District Court in Hempstead and has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.