09/01/2013 - Male - Bahamas

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09/01/2013 - Male - Bahamas

Postby alb » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:20 pm

Suspected shark bite sends boy to hospital from Jupiter marina

An apparent shark bite has sent a boy to a local hospital tonight, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

Rescue teams responded to a vessel from the Bahamas that arrived shortly after 6:30 p.m. at Seasport Marina in Jupiter, said Capt. Albert Borroto, Fire Rescue spokesman.

A male juvenile suffered a possible shark bite to a leg, he said. Word of the injury came to authorities about 5:20 p.m.

He was taken to St Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach for treatment.

There was no immediate information on the severity of his injuries.

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