• 12-year-old's foot possibly bitten by shark in Florida

    By: WFTV.com


    A 12-year-old boy was bitten on the foot by something, possibly a shark, while bathing on Daytona Beach, Florida on Saturday afternoon, Volusia County Beach Safety officials said. 

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    The Gainesville boy was standing in waist-deep water around 2 p.m. at a beach when something bit him on the foot, “presumably a shark,” officials said. 

    The boy’s injury was minor, officials said, but he was transported to a nearby hospital as a precaution. 

    Beach safety officials said the beaches were crowded. 

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