Police confirmed that the children are OK.
Authorities responded to the area of 9th Street and Hamilton Boulevard at 2:19 p.m. The victim has not been identified, and it was unclear if the shooting was gang related. Police say the area has been known to have gang problems.
There was a report that it was a drive-by shooting, but police would not confirm that report.
No one has been arrested, and a suspect description was not immediately available.