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Possible shark bite reported off Melbourne Beach

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MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. - Brevard County Fire officials said one person is being transported to a hospital after suffering what appears to be a shark bite.

The injury happened near Ponce de Leon Park Thursday morning.

Officials said the person was being transported by ground. They did not say how serious the bite was.

Channel 9's Melonie Holt is on her way to the scene and will have more on Eyewitness News at Noon.