Young Boy Attacked By Shark In Cocoa Beach, Florida

by | Jun 8, 2015 | Fish | 0 comments


A ten year old boy was wading in waist high water with his mother in the ever popular tourist spot of Cocoa Beach, Florida, when he was bitten by a shark. Luckily, lifeguards at the Brevard County beach immediately came to the rescue when they saw the boy was struggling in the water. Upon reaching the shore, the lifeguards realized the severity of the injury, the boy had bitten on the calf. The young boy was immediately flown to a trauma hospital in Orlando. It is believed that the shark was a young bull shark. The beach was closed for an hour before reopening. This is the tenth shark attack in Brevard County this year. MORE


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