Swimmer Bitten By Shark Near Shepard Park

By  //  April 22, 2014

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BCFR-180BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – A swimmer was attacked by a shark and bitten on the foot this afternoon near Shepard Park, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

BCFR said that lifeguards assisted the victim, a 42-year-old German tourist, out of the water and then performed first aid before the victim was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital for treatment.

According to witnesses, the shark was about 4 feet long, but the type is unknown.

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