Georgia teen bitten by shark in Florida


A teen from Georgia was bitten by a shark at Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Joshua Bitter was was in waist deep water when the shark bit his right leg near his knee.

The 12-year-old punched the 4-foot shark, but it bit him a second time.

Beach-goers were able to help the young man to the shore.

Emergency personal treaty the young mans “significant” wounds on scene and he was taken¬† UF Hospital for further treatment.

His father spotted the sharks dorsal fin and believed it to be a black tip shark.

This is the second shark bite reported on Sunday in Florida and a third occurred in Hawaii.

All locations have been marked on the 2015 shark attack bites tracking map.

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  1. southern rebel

    Us Bull Dawgs know how to fight! Good job buddy

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