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March 14, 2018

Three Students Injured After Cop/Teacher’s Gun Goes Off When He Checks To See If It’s Loaded

Filed under: Children, Harm, News, Political, Questions — Tags: , — Scottie @ 19:54

A teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer accidentally fired a gun inside a Seaside High School classroom Tuesday, police said, and three students were injured. Dennis Alexander was teaching a course about gun safety for his Administration of Justice class when his gun went off at 1:20 p.m. Alexander was pointing his gun at the ceiling when it fired. Pieces of the ceiling fell to the ground.

A news release from the Seaside Police Department said no one suffered “serious injuries.” One 17-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries when fragments from the bullet ricocheted off the ceiling and lodged into his neck, the student’s father, Fermin Gonzales, told KSBW. The teacher had just told the class that he wanted to make sure his gun wasn’t loaded, when the gun fired, according to Gonzales.


  1. A PERFECT example why we do NOT need or want guns in school!!!!

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    Comment by Nan — March 14, 2018 @ 20:13

    • Agreed. Another professional with experience and this still happens. I simply cannot see teachers put in this position and if they are there will be more injured or death students / fellow teachers. This is my second post on this in two days. Hugs


      Comment by Scottie — March 14, 2018 @ 20:19

  2. And that’s a trained person, imagine when they arm just schoolteachers. The ricochet could easily have killed someone.

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by davidprosser — March 14, 2018 @ 23:25

  3. DAMN!!! I hadn’t seen this, but I predicted it two weeks ago. The IDIOTS in the NRA and the White House need to wake up and realize that more guns is NOT the answer!!! DAMN!

    Liked by 2 people

    Comment by jilldennison — March 15, 2018 @ 03:45

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