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Re: 06/06/2011 Alan McIntosh ( Florida )

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:30 pm
by helmi
Shark bites 19-year-old Orlando man in New Smyrna Beach

By Ludmilla Lelis, Orlando Sentinel

2:37 p.m. EDT, June 7, 2011
NEW SMYRNA BEACH — An Orlando teenager suffered a small puncture wound from a shark bite Monday, beach officials said.

Alan McIntosh, 19, was wading in knee-deep water near the 27th Avenue beach approach when the injury occurred around noon, said Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tammy Marris.

McIntosh told lifeguards he saw the shark before he was hurt, Marris said. It was 3 to 4 feet long and was feeding on bait fish. The shark bite caused a puncture wound on his calf, and he was treated at the beach. He didn't go to the hospital for further care, Marris said.

The injury was the third reported shark bite in Volusia County this year. ... 8540.story

06/06/2011 Alan McIntosh ( Florida )

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:23 am
by helmi
Posted on Tuesday, 06.07.11

Orlando teen nipped by shark in New Smyrna Beach

The Associated Press

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- The Volusia County Beach Patrol says an Orlando teen was nipped by a shark while wading in knee-deep water in New Smyrna Beach.

The 19-year-old suffered what authorities called a "very minor puncture wound" to the calf Monday afternoon. Authorities say the wound required one stitch.

Beach patrol spokeswoman Tamara Marris says the teen when he saw the three-to-four foot shark before it bit him.

She advises swimmers to get out of the water if they see a shark. ... rk-in.html