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.