Child possibly bitten by shark at Atlantic Beach

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A shark attack may be to blame for a child's injuries at Atlantic Beach Friday afternoon, authorities said.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was called to Oceanwalk Drive and Seminole Road near Hanna Park about 4:18 p.m. to deal with what they're calling a shark bite, the Florida Times-Union reported.

The child's mother drove the child to the hospital, Atlantic Beach police said.

Details surrounding the shark bite are scarce at this time.


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