• Teen bit by shark at New Smyrna Beach

    By: Kevin Williams

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    NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - A shark bit a teenage boy on the foot off the coast of New Smyrna Beach Wednesday, said Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

    The 14-year-old boy was swimming in chest-deep water just before noon near the 27th Avenue beach approach.

    Beach Safety said the boy had a minor laceration on his foot and was not transported to the hospital.

    The shark was not seen, Beach Safety said.

    Location of the reported shark bite:

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