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Shark bites Florida man's foot at Volusia County beach, reports say

WFLA Tampa logo WFLA Tampa 7/3/2022 Dylan Abad
Shark bites Florida man's foot at Volusia County beach, reports say © Provided by WFLA Tampa Shark bites Florida man's foot at Volusia County beach, reports say

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - A Daytona Beach man was bitten in the foot by a shark Sunday morning becoming the third shark bite victim in Volusia County in 2022, according to reports.

The 29-year-old man was swimming in New Smyrna Beach just before noon when he was bitten, Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Capt. Alex Miller told the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

Authorities said the man suffered a minor injury and was driven to an area hospital by a friend, WESH 2 News reported.

The incident marks the third shark bite in Volusia County this year. Two other shark bite incidents happened in March, according to reports.

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