Witnesses there told them three city men had been shot and were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson.
Officials said 23-year-old Alexander Vargas was in critical condition.
But information on the other victims - Eugenio Javier and Juan Ortiz - was not immediately available. However, their wounds were not considered life-threatening.
It's not yet known what sparked the shooting. One suspect has been charged with weapons possession, but further details have not been disclosed.