Possible shark attack in Gulf Shores

VIa- FOX 10 TV

Possible shark attack in Gulf Shores

Updated: Saturday, 01 Oct 2011, 6:58 PM CDT
Published : Saturday, 01 Oct 2011, 6:58 PM CDT

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) – A 29-year-old Georgia man was treated for injuries Saturday afternoon after a possible shark attack in the Gulf of Mexico.

Officials tell Fox10 News that the man was in chest-deep water near the 1100 block of West Beach Boulevard when something bit his hand. Gulf Shores Fire Rescue responded to the call and treated the man on the scene.

Gulf Shores spokesman Grant Brown says the victim drove himself to an urgent care clinic where he was treaded for cuts to his hand and released. Brown says no other sightings of sharks in the area have been reported.

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