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Shark bite in Florida

Photo: Jim Piggott News 4JAX
Photo: Jim Piggott News 4JAX

A surfer has been bitten by a on the foot by a shark at Jacksonville beach, Florida.

Bryan Liebetrau was out surfing with friends around 3 PM when he was bitten.

He was treated on scene by firefighters and later transported to Baptist Hospital.

Mr. Liebetrar received several stitches and was later released.

Earlier this year 10-year-old Kaley Szarmack was bitten near the same area.

This is the sixty-seventh confirmed shark bite of 2015, seven of which were fatal.

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

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2 Thoughts to “Shark bite in Florida”

  1. Hey there..

    Hi there!,
    Shark bites are extremely common in Florida as all residents know. People entering the water should always be cautious and have an emergency plan in place.

  2. Jenny

    Hope you do not mind, but quoted a couple of your articles and provided credit and sources back to you.
    Many thanks!

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