Volusia County

Woman bitten on foot by shark while wading in water near Daytona Beach Shores

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A 21-year-old woman from Oregon was bitten by a shark Thursday morning, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

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Officials said the incident happened just before 11:30 a.m. near the 2000 block of Daytona Beach Shores.

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The woman was wading in about 4 feet of water when she was bitten on the foot, officials said.

According to beach safety, her lacerations were non-life-threatening.

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The woman was not taken to a hospital and the shark was not seen.

This is the second shark bite so far this year.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.