Photos: Shark attack off Surfside Beach

Photos: Shark attack off Surfside Beach

Credit: BILLY CORNELIUS

A teenager was attacked by a shark near Surfside Beach Monday afternoon. The 15-year-old boy was with a church group and was swimming in waist-deep water.

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by Michelle Homer / KHOU.com

khou.com

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 17 at 8:03 PM

SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas – A teenager was attacked by a shark near Surfside Beach Monday afternoon.

The 15-year-old boy was with a church group and was swimming in waist-deep water.

He felt something bite into his left calf and reached into the water to pull the shark off, Surfside police said. The shark then bit his left hand.

A Life Flight helicopter rushed the teen to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. His condition isn’t known.

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