Doctors target gun violence as a social disease

Saturday, August 11, 2012 | 6:28 p.m. CDT; updated 10:34 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 11, 2012

MILWAUKEE — Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes, say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.