Cambridge, Mass. girl fatally shot: A reminder that violence is a public health issue

Gun violence hit a close to home last night when a Cambridge Ringe and Latin teen was shot and killed. She was across the street from the East Cambridge Little League and softball fields. Another girl is in critical condition.

There are some tough kids in town, but serious gun play has not been part of the scene.  The disturbing trend noted below in this CDC chart reminds us: Violence is a public health issue.

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