10 year old boy bitten by shark in Holden Beach

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10 year old boy bitten by shark in Holden Beach

Posted: Aug 24, 2011 10:16 PM EDT Updated: Aug 24, 2011 10:24 PM EDT
By: Ashlea Kosikowski – bio | email

HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WECT) – Holden Beach Police report that a boy, 10, was bitten by at shark in the water at around 3:30 pm on Wednesday.

According to the child’s father, the victim was bitten while in 3-4 feet of water in the mid 500 block of Ocean Boulevard West. He felt something bite his foot in the water, and then made his way to shore, revealing a bite wound to the heel of his foot.

Holden Beach Police, Brunswick County EMS, and Emergency Responders from Tri-Beach Fire Department responded to the scene within minutes, and Brunswick County EMS transported the victim to Brunswick Community Hospital.

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