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12/31/2011 Male ( Florida )

Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:01 pm
by alb
Jupiter Palm Beach County man hospitalized after shark attack at 6:30 sea-sport marina

1 Treated For Shark Bite
Man Says He Was Bit In Hand

JUPITER, Fla. -- Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue rushed a man to the hospital after he said he was bitten by a shark.
Rescue crews met the victim's boat a sea-sport marina in Jupiter just before 6:30 p.m..
Crews said the man was bitten on the hand.
The victim was taken to to St. Mary's Medical Center by ambulance.
No word on where the bite happened. Stay with for updates.

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JUPITER — A man was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a shark this evening, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

The man was brought in by boat to the Seasport Marina and transported by ambulance to St. Mary's Medical Center, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue. Paramedics responded to the marina shortly after 6 p.m.

The man, whose name and age were not released, reported a shark bite to his hand, Borroto said. It was not immediately known what type of shark bit him.

No other details were immediately available.