A man was killed in the incident.
He has been identified as 27 year old Zailan Duncan, a resident of Lawrence Tavern.
The police reported that about 7 p.m., gunmen opened fire on several persons.
Four persons, including Mr. Duncan and the two children, who are seven and nine years old, were shot.
Mr. Duncan was pronounced dead at hospital and the children admitted in serious but stable condition.
The fourth victim, a 17 year old boy, was treated and released.