Student recovering after teacher accidentally fires gun in Seaside classroom

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A student is recovering from injuries he suffered when a teacher accidentally fired a gun inside a Monterey County classroom. (KGO-TV)

A student is recovering from injuries he suffered when a teacher accidentally fired a gun inside a Monterey County classroom.

Bullet fragments lodged in the teen's neck, after a shot hit the ceiling during a public safety class at Seaside High School yesterday.

The teacher involved also works as a reserve police officer in a nearby city.

School officials placed him on leave and the student is expected to fully recover.

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