A 7 year old boy’s foot was slashed, possiby by a shark, Saturday at a Patrick Air Force Base beach.
A security officer with the 45th Space Wing responded to incident north of the Tides Club after an emergency call at 1:10 p.m., according to the 920th Rescue Wing public affairs office.
The officer administered first aid until the 45th Space Wing fire department arrived with paramedics, who bandaged the victim.
The injury was considered serious, but not life-threatening, according to reports.
The boy was taken to a hospital by Brevard County Fire-Rescue.