Shark Bite Video – INJURED – 29 June 2017 – Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, US – wader bitten

Photo from video of wader bitten by shark
Photo from video of wader bitten by shark

A man was bitten by a small shark when he attempted to retrieve it for a fisherman who had caught it near Johnnie Mercer Pier on Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States around 7.30pm Thursday, 29 June 2017.

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When he tried to grab the shark, it turned around and bit him on the arm.

“As they were pulling [the shark] in, it whipped around and bit him on the arm,” witness Catherine Patton told WECT. “There was a lot of blood, but they took him away in an ambulance and I think he’s OK.”

His name and the extent of injuries were not reported.

The species of shark was not reported.

It was released back into the ocean, according to WWAY.

 

 
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INJURED – 17 July 2010 — Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, US – swimmer attacked

Kendall Parker, 13, was in waist deep water off Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, in the US, when she was bitten on the right lower arm by what is believed to be a 4-5 foot sand tiger shark. The incident occurred around 1.30pm on Saturday, 17 July 2010.

 She was taken to Cape Fear Hospital where she received 40 stitches and was discharged.

No other details were reported.

Sources:
StarNewsOnline

PIC source:
StarNewsOnline