Friday, September 21, 2018
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Shark bites both legs of swimmer off south Florida beach (w/video)

HAULOVER BEACH — A man swimming at a south Florida beach was bitten on both legs by a shark.

WPLG-TV reports that Lt. Felipe Lay of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says the unidentified man was swimming Sunday afternoon off Haulover Beach when he was attacked.

He says the man was taken to Aventura Hospital as a trauma alert. His condition was not immediately known.

Officials say the possible bull shark attack is the first reported at Haulover Beach, 9 miles (14 kilometers) north of Miami Beach.

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