20-year-old surfer bitten by shark in Volusia County

Altamonte Springs man suffers non-life-threatening injuries

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 20-year-old man was likely bitten by a shark this weekend in Volusia County, beach officials say.

According to Volusia County Beach Safety, the Altamonte Springs man was bitten on his foot just after 3 p.m. Sunday.

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The man was surfing in about 7 feet of water when he was bitten, officials said.

Rescuers said the man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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