Officials: 8-year-old boy bitten on leg by shark in Ponce Inlet

Volusia County Beach Safety said an 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark in Ponce Inlet.

It happened at around 4 p.m., according to officials.

They said the boy was visiting from Miami and standing in waist-deep water in front of Winterhaven Park when a two-to-three-foot shark bit him in the leg.

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Volusia County Beach Safety said the boy was treated at the scene and taken to Halifax Hospital in stable condition.

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