Shark bite reported at Atlantic Beach
Posted June 11, 2016
Atlantic Beach, N.C. — A teenager is receiving medical treatment for a shark bite at Atlantic Beach Saturday afternoon, officials say.
The Atlantic Beach Fire Department and EMS responded to the emergency call around 2:30 p.m.
Fire Chief Adam Snyder says an 18-year-old man was on vacation and went swimming in the water just west of the Atlantic Beach Circle.
Snyder says the 18-year-old has deep wounds on his right hand. He was transported to Carteret General Hospital.