INJURED – 2 September 2011 — Ponce de Leon Inlet, Volusia County, Florida, US – surfer bitten

Daniel True's shark bite wound

Daniel True's shark bite wound

Daniel True, 19, was bitten on the right foot by a shark while surfing near South Jetty, south of Ponce de Leon Inlet, Volusia County, Florida, US.

He was able to get to shore and was treated by a lifeguard before driving himself to Bert Fish Medical Center for stitches to close the wound. It is estimated the shark was 6-foot long.

The incident happened around 11am on Friday 2 September 2011.

According to one report he said on his Facebook page that the shark was a black tip shark.

Another report says he was wading in 4 feet of water when the attack took place.

Sources:
WPTV

NSB News

PIC Source:
NSB News

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