The Philadelphia Inquirer reports shots were fired shortly before 6 p.m. in the city’s Strawberry Mansion neighbourhood.
The 2-year-old was listed in stable condition at a hospital. She had been struck in the thigh. Five teenage boys were also injured and hospitalised. One, 15, was in critical condition and the rest were stable.
A seventh victim was a 31-year-old woman, police said. She was also in stable condition.
A motive was not immediately known and there were no arrests.
Philadelphia School Board President Reginald Streater said the shooting happened near an elementary school as a non-school event was ending.
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