Crime8-year-old attacked by shark off North Carolina coast

17:47  17 june  2019
17:47  17 june  2019 Source:   wcnc.com

Teen wounded in possible shark attack while surfing

Teen wounded in possible shark attack while surfing The boy's grandmother said he appeared to suffer from “deep tooth bite.”

An 8 - year - old boy was attacked by a shark while swimming off the North Carolina coast on Sunday afternoon, officials said. Paige Winter, seen in this undated photo, was attacked by a shark on June 2, 2019. On June 11, Austin Reed was bitten at around 2 p.m. while surfing in waters off Ocean Isle

According to Raleigh's NBC affiliate WRAL, firefighters and paramedics responded to Fort Macon State Park. The girl was airlifted to the hospital with

An 8-year-old boy is recovering after he was bitten by a shark off the coast of Bald Head Island Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said the boy was taken to the hospital and treated for several puncture wounds after the shark grabbed him by the leg. He is expected to make a full recovery.

This is the third reported shark bite off the North Carolina coast this month.

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The attack comes after two recent ones in North Carolina . On June 14, Kiersten Yow, 12, of Asheboro was attacked by a shark . There has been an increase in the amount of shark attacks in the United States during the last decade, with a large number of these incidents occurring along the Atlantic coast .

SHARK 8TH ATTACK IN NORTH CAROLINA Most of this year's shark attacks along the North Carolina coast happened in shallow water. Injuries have ranged widely, from an 8 - year - old boy who had only minor wounds to his heel and ankle to at least two others who had limbs amputated.

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