INJURED — 6 February 2010 — Riviera Beach, Florida, US — fisherman attacked

A fisherman (name not released) was bitten on the lower leg by 6-foot shark (species unidentified) he caught. The man caught the shark while fishing from a beach around 5pm local time. He then waded (some reports say he swam) out to the shark to release it and it bit him on the leg. He was taken to St Mary’s Medical Center. There were no details reported about the extent of his wounds, although he reportedly spoke to investigators. The incident happened off Riviera Beach, Florida, United States on Saturday 6 February 2010.

No other details were reported.

Sources:

UPI
Sun Sentinel
TC Palm

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