Submitted by Royal Bahamas Police Force

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

This afternoon, Wednesday 13th July, 2011, a 54 year old resident of Florida, a visitor to the island is hospitalised after being attacked by a shark shortly before 1:00pm today in waters off Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama.

Initial reports are that the American was diving along with others when he was bitten by a shark on the upper right arm. He was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he is being attended for the injury.

The victim is in ‘stable’ condition and investigations are continuing into this matter.

SOURCE: Bahama Islands Info.