Video: Shark bite at Myrtle Beach South Carolina

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Video showing the aftermath of a reported shark bite at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has been shared on Social Media. The video, filmed July 2 by Cristy Torres, shows Peyton Force with her lower left leg wrapped in a towel. “I went for a day to celebrate my husband’s birthday, when all of a sudden we hear ‘help, help’,” Torres said by email. “Everyone was looking at the family, but no one was really doing anything. “I told my husband ‘omg I see the “sharks” fin’, because that’s what they…

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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 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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