Man bitten by shark in south Brevard County


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Officials said a man was hospitalized after being bitten by a shark in south Brevard County Sunday afternoon.

The man was swimming in Melbourne Beach when the shark bit him on his hand, officials said. The victim was able to walk to a nearby fire station, where he was bandaged up before being taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center.

The man suffered a serious injury, but is in good condition and is expected to recover, officials said. The victim's name has not been released.