Video shows a California music teacher punching a student

The teacher in the video is now charged with child abuse.
1:59 | 11/04/18

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Video shows a California music teacher punching a student
We return now go wild incident. It's at a high school class German was caught on camera the video shows a California music teacher punching and student and this new video has a community divided ever. Who is responsible ABC's wheel cars in our Los Angeles bureau. With this story can wearing well. Good morning guys a teacher in that videos now charged with child abuse but it's what happened before the punches were thrown. But at some taking his side. I want justice Ben class turns to blows. Teacher in his student. The fight breaking out inside Maywood academy high school in southeast Los Angeles county. Authorities now investigating videos capturing the alleged altercation that sent the teen to the hospital and when the teacher behind bars. But the sporting some students and parents side with the teacher saying he was pushed to the limit. Releasing this video which apparently shows the moments just before the brawl. The teen was hurling racial slurs at 64 year old Morse and Riley as the argued over dress code violation. Yeah well your hero there and I love and soul does give the kid and part for the teacher so I kind of delayed until bothered him because like you know it. Pennant races. In response to the incident the Los Angeles Unified School District says we take this matter very seriously and do not condone violence or intolerance of any time. The go funny pages already raised more than 111000 dollars for the teachers legal fees. But some parents believe the school system needs to use this fight as a lesson for teachers across the district. I think and they need to be done and that's the way out of hand and know what that teachers prob Lem I know old kid's you know face that that based at and but he should be accountable. The studio is taken to a local hospital treated and released the school tells us they will have crisis counselors on campus first thing Monday morning which. Horrible car forests in Los Angeles a video just incredible hang out I don't watch out.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:59","description":"The teacher in the video is now charged with child abuse. ","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"58956412","title":"Video shows a California music teacher punching a student","url":"/GMA/News/video/video-shows-california-music-teacher-punching-student-58956412"}