14-year-old bitten by shark near New Smyrna Beach Jetty
Teen not seriously injured
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 14-year-old was bitten by a shark Sunday afternoon near the New Smyrna Beach Jetty.
Volusia County Beach Safety officials said the teen was floating on a surfboard when the shark bit his left leg.
The teen's bite was approximately 4 inches in diameter, officials said. He was not seriously injured.
The red flag was being flown at Volusia County beaches as the waters had a moderate current and 2 to 4-foot surf. Parts of the beach were closed during a high tide around 2:15 p.m.
Officials said there were two additional water rescues.
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