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SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas A teenager was attacked by a sharknear 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 policesaid. The shark then bit his left hand.

A Life Flight helicopter rushed theteen to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. His condition isn t known.

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