INJURED — 3 September 2007 — Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, US — swimmer attacked
A 12-year-old girl (name not released) received minor injuries to her arm when she was bitten by a shark while swimming off Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, United States. The incident occurred Monday 3 September 2007 – Labour Day in the US with crowds of people on the beach and in the water.
Witnesses said the girl was standing in waist deep water at the time of the attack.
Local media reports said she came ashore with a bleeding arm. Authorities said she had about a dozen puncture wounds. Her arm was bandaged at the beach.
No other details were reported.