Skimboarding teen bitten by a shark in Florida

A skimboarding teen was bitten by a shark in Florida July 31. Colton McCarty was warned by his mother to stay in the shallow waters of Jacksonville during their vacation from Hurdland, Missouri. Beach Patrol had issued warnings of rip tides at Jax Beach and Colton’s mother, Lisa McCarty, told the children not to go any deeper than their knees. The 15-year-old was standing up in the knee deep water as he held onto his light colored wooden skimboard around 6:30 p.m. when something grabbed his left leg. “He said…

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