GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas - A 14-year-old said she was bitten by a shark and did not realize it until after she got out of the water.
Mikaela Medina said the close encounter happened in waist-deep water over the weekend on Galveston Island.
"It just felt like something bumped into my back," Medina said, "I was, like, "This could be a shark.'"
Medina didn't feel the pain but still came to shore so her mother could take a look.
"She's the one who told me I had gotten bit," Medina said, "After she told me, I was bleeding. I started crying."
Medina's mother took photos of the teeth marks on the teenager's back.
The two managed to run to their nearby beach house and have a family friend who is a doctor treat the teen.
Medina did not need stitches.
"It's really crazy. I didn't think that could ever happen, and it could've been a lot worse," Medina said.
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