08/24/2011 Boy ( North Carolina )

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08/24/2011 Boy ( North Carolina )

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10 year old boy bitten by shark in Holden Beach

HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WECT) – Holden Beach Police report that a boy, 10, was bitten by at shark in the water at around 3:30 pm on Wednesday.

According to the child's father, the victim was bitten while in 3-4 feet of water in the mid 500 block of Ocean Boulevard West. He felt something bite his foot in the water, and then made his way to shore, revealing a bite wound to the heel of his foot.

Holden Beach Police, Brunswick County EMS, and Emergency Responders from Tri-Beach Fire Department responded to the scene within minutes, and Brunswick County EMS transported the victim to Brunswick Community Hospital.

The victim's father has updated police on the boy's condition. He said his son is out of surgery and is in stable condition and had a long road of recovery ahead.

The Town of Holden Beach called this "an isolated, chance occurrence".

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