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04/15/2003 Unknown Male (Florida)

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04/15/2003 Unknown Male (Florida)

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Surfer Bitten By Shark Off Cocoa Beach

COCOA BEACH, Fla -- A 17-year-old surfer was in fair condition Tuesday night after a shark bit him near Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach, according to Local 6 News.

The surfer, whose name was not released, was bitten at around 1:30 p.m. and was immediately taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital.

An emergency room physician confirmed the victim's injuries were the result of a shark bite.

Shark attacks tend to rise in the spring, when spring-breakers and migratory sharks converge in shallow coastal waters.

This is the first shark bite of the season, according to Local 6 News.

http://www.local6.com/orlpn/news/storie ... 10441.html
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