Man bitten by shark while surfing off Daytona Beach

Victim suffers minor lacerations to his foot from bite

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A 25-year-old Daytona Beach man was bitten by a shark while surfing, Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue said.

It happened before 7 p.m. Sunday between International Speedway and Lenox Avenue in Daytona Beach.

Officials said the man was bitten while surfing in about waist-deep water.

The bite caused some minor lacerations to the man's foot. Officials said the shark was not seen.

The man was treated and released at the scene and was not taken to a hospital.

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