SHARK BITE IN BOCA: Nurse Shark Clings To Victim's Arm


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A woman was bitten by this shark in Boca Raton. Photo courtesy Boca Raton Fire Rescue.

BOCA RATON, FL ( (Source: Boca Raton Fire Rescue) — At 1:20 PM Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services received a 911 call advising that someone had been bitten by a shark. Crews responded to 1400 N Ocean Blvd, Life Guard tower 8. When crews arrived they found a 23 year old female with a 2 foot nurse shark attached to her right forearm. The shark had been killed prior to the Fire Departments arrival but was still attached to her arm. The patient was transported to Boca Raton Regional Hospital in stable condition with the shark still attached to her arm.


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