INJURED – 26 June 2008 – Isle of Palms, South Carolina, US – swimmer attacked
A man (name not released) was bitten on his hand by a shark while swimming of the Isle off Palms, South Carolina, US, on Thursday morning, 28 June 2008.
Media reports said the 37-year-old told authorities he was swimming in the breaking waves when the 4 1/2- to 5-foot-long shark nipped his hand.
Authorities said: “He needed immediate medical attention, but it didn’t look like he was going to have any long-term issues.”
He declined to use an ambulance and went to East Cooper Medical Center in a personal vehicle.
No other details were reported.
Post and Courier