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09/29/2006 Chris Andrews (Florida)

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:19 pm
by sharkbait
Shark bites man, 19, on toe

New Smyrna Beach -- A 19-year-old DeLand man was bitten on his big toe Friday by a shark while surfing near the jetty, officials said. Chris Andrews required stitches for his injuries.

"The shark grabbed the end of his foot," Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Scott Petersohn said. He said area where the attack occurred is where 90 percent of the county's shark bites take place. ... es-volusia

Kristen Reed, Willoughby Mariano and Jim Leusner of the Sentinel staff contributed to this report.