Young Girl Seriously Injured After Possible Shark Bite In Melbourne Beach
By Space Coast Daily // April 10, 2017
10-year-old girl transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE BEACH, FLORIDA – Officials have reported a 10-year-old girl has been bit by a possible shark in Melbourne Beach on Monday afternoon and resulted in a 6-inch laceration on the girls leg.
The girl was transported Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando with a serious leg injury to her left calf.
The incident occurred around the 9000 block of A1A in Melbourne Beach at 4:45 p.m.
Brevard County spokesman Don Walker told WFTV that the injury is indicative of a shark bite.
Lifeguards cleared the beach as a precaution.
BCFR is working a pediatric laceration to the leg by unk toothy sea creature in the 9000 blk A1A. S.Melb Bch. BCFR R64/E65. No other details
— BCFRpio (@BCFRpio) April 10, 2017