INJURED – 18 June 2012 – Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, USA – swimmer bitten
The girl’s name is Brooklyn Daniel. She was bitten on the left leg and required 140 stitches. – Can’t have been a small wound! She has been released from hospital and is expected to make a complete recovery.
Source: Mansfield News Journal
A six-year-old girl (not named) was bitten on the leg by a shark while swimming off Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, USA. She suffered only minor puncture wounds to her leg. The girl was reportedly in shallow water when it happened.
Apparently the girl’s mother reported seeing a shark following a school of fish in the area.
No other details were reported.