Boy bitten by shark in Florida, suffering ‘severe’ lacerations

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NEPTUNE BEACH, Florida – A boy was bitten by a shark on Neptune Beach on Sunday afternoon.

According to ABC News, the boy, between 11 and 13, suffered ‘severe’ lacerations to his leg.

He was in waist-deep water when the shark went after his right leg.

“Nothing appeared to be life-threatening,” Neptune Beach Police Sgt. Liam Toal said.

The boy was in stable condition and taken to a local hospital.

Beachgoers were kept out of the water for about 45 minutes after the incident.

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