Woman bitten by a shark in South Carolina

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A woman has been bitten by a shark at Folly Beach, South Carolina. Holly Dyar was surfing around 15 yards off the beach on a longboard when she was bitten on the foot by a four- to five-foot (1 to 1.5m) long shark on April 29. “I was just sitting there thinking, man, it’s so gorgeous” the 33-year-old told WCIV. As she was waiting on a wave around 11 a.m., the shark grabbed her left foot. “I looked at my foot and all the blood started to come down,” she…

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Shark Bite reported in South Carolina

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A shark bite has been reported in South Carolina on April 20. An unidentified man was on his morning swim at DeBordieu Beach when he felt something bite his left foot. He was able to kick his foot to free and swim back to shore. Midway Fire Rescue was notified of the incident at 8:50 a.m. and responded to the scene. The man’s non-life threatening injury was consistent with a shark bite and he was taken to Georgetown Memorial Hospital for treatment. The injury consisted of puncture wounds and a…

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Video:14-foot great white shark tagged off South Carolina

A 14-foot great white shark has been tagged off South Carolina. Chip Michalove with Outcast Sports Fishing caught the female shark February 1. The group was 16 miles off the coast of Hilton Head when they hooked the large female. Once the shark was near the boat, it was fitted with tracking devices, but during the tagging, the shark managed to take a bite of the boat. “Just like any animal, they want to get the hell out of town,” Michalove told WLTX19. “You grab anything wild they’re going to…

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Girl Bitten by a Shark in South Carolina

A mother has reported her daughter was bitten by a shark in South Carolina. Heather Williams said the incident occurred while the family was visiting Kingston Plantation in Horry County over the Labor Day weekend.  Several children were boogie boarding off Myrtle Beach, when Rylie Williams said something bit her. The 12-year-old had several lacerations on her right leg. She was treated on scene by lifeguards before being transported to the hospital. Doctors used 25 stitches to sew up the 39 puncture wounds around her leg. Rylie is in the…

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Shark Bite in Myrtle Beach

A man was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a shark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The unidentified man was swimming in the ocean around 27th Avenue North when he was bitten on the foot. He did not see any fish or other aquatic animals when the incident occurred. Police were called around 10:15 a.m. today and the man was transported to the hospital. Life guards closed the beach for about 10 minutes after the man limped out of the ocean. “They said it was just like a…

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Man bitten by a Shark in South Carolina

A man has been bitten by a shark in South Carolina. The 35-year-old man was in knee-deep water on Monday off the coast of Sullivan’s Island when he was bitten around 4:15 p.m. A 3-foot-long shark, possibly a sand shark, caused non-life-threatening injuries. The unidentified vacationer was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Two other bites occurred in the same area in 2015. On May 15, 2015 a 30-year-old man was bitten by sand shark while swimming and on June 20, 2015 a 12-year-old was bitten while swimming near…

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Man Bitten by a Shark in Myrtle Beach

A man has been bitten by a shark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The unidentified 42-year-old was floating on his back around 3:25 p.m. today near 12th avenue south. The Delaware man felt a tug on his foot as the shark bit down. He was able to shake the shark loose and return to shore.  He believed the shark to be around three to five feet long. He suffered several puncture wounds and was taken to the hospital for treatment. There have been a total of forty-two shark attacks bites…

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