Girl, 13, bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach


NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - A 13-year-old is recovering after a shark bit her calf in New Smyrna Beach on Sunday afternoon.

Beach Safety Rescue Officials said the unidentified girl was surfing in wast-deep water when the shark bit her.

The girl was treated on scene and released shortly afterward.

This is the sixth shark bite in Volusia County this year.