11-year-old and 16-year-old shot while inside vehicle with family in NJ

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TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Two children were shot while inside a vehicle with their family in Trenton, New Jersey on Friday night.

It happened around 7:54 p.m. on the 100 block of Frazier Street.

Trenton police say an 11-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl were in the backseat of their mother's car when they were both shot in the leg.

They were taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the victims were also in the car with their mother, grandmother and two other siblings when a gunman pulled up in another car and opened fire.

No one else inside the car was hit by the gunfire.

Police are searching for a dark-colored van or SUV. The suspect was last seen fleeing on Frazier Street towards Prospect Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Trenton Police Department.