Three high school students injured after a teacher's 'gun safety' lesson in a California classroom

Another violent reminder that arming teachers is a terrible idea. This time in Seaside, California. From WTOP:

Police say a teacher in California accidentally fired his gun in a classroom, injuring three students.

It happened Tuesday at Seaside High School as Dennis Alexander was teaching a gun safety lesson for his administration of justice class.

Police say Alexander, who also serves as a reserve police officer, was pointing the gun at the ceiling to make sure it was not loaded when the weapon discharged.

Three students were injured by debris, including a 17-year-old whose father told KSBW-TV his son sustained moderate injuries when bullet fragments lodged in his neck.

If you think this was a fluke, think again. A quick search of YouTube will turn up many examples of people accidentally firing their weapon during gun safety classes. Do we really want more guns in the classroom? 

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