10-year-old boy bitten by shark in Daytona Beach Shores

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
10-Year-Old Boy Bitten by Shark in Daytona Beach Shores

By WESH

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. —A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a shark in Daytona Beach Shores on Wednesday afternoon.

A 10-year-old Winter Springs boy was bitten by a shark Sunday morning in Cocoa Beach.

The boy, who is visiting from Georgia, was in chest-deep water when he was bitten on the calf and suffered minor lacerations.

The boy was treated on scene and wasn't taken to the hospital, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

The beach remained open in spite of the incident.

This is the fourth reported shark bite in Volusia County this year. Four bites have also been reported in Brevard County.

More on AOL.com:
World's top shark attack hotspots
The deadliest shark attack recorded in a single event
What you can do to avoid shark attacks

Read Full Story

People are Reading