INJURED — 5 October 2006 ?? — New Smyrna Beach, Volusia Country, Florida, US — wader attacked

A brief report by Central Florida News 13 says an 18-year-old was bitten on the leg by a shark while he was playing ball in about 2 feet of water. The incident took place at New Smyrna Beach, Volusia Country, Florida, US. The name of the victim was not reported. And the date of the attack was not mentioned in the 6 October report, which said he was recovering and “was expected to be OK”.

The report quoted lifeguards as saying: “The inland jetty area, New Smyrna Beach sometimes has slightly more occurrence with sharks interacting with swimmers than the other parts of the beach, especially if there are bait pods cruising the area.”

There have been several incidents of shark bites at New Smyrna Beach this year.

No other details were mentioned.

Sources:
Central Florida News 13

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