Try BlazeTV for Free
Video

Another Shark Attack Off North Carolina Beach — Sixth Incident This Month

A shark bit a 17-year-old boy ...

Image source: WRAL-TV via David Marko

A shark bit a 17-year-old boy Saturday off a North Carolina beach, the sixth attack off the state's coast this month.

The boy's injuries — to his hands, right calf and buttocks — weren't life-threatening and didn't involve amputation, WRAL-TV reported, citing a National Parks Service spokesman.

Image source: WRAL-TV via David Marko

He was treated at the scene in Rodanthe and airlifted to a Norfolk hospital where a 47-year-old is recovering after a shark attack Friday in Avon; WVEC-TV reported that the man sustained injuries to his right leg and lower back.

Image source: WVEC-TV

Earlier this week an 8-year-old boy received minor injuries after a shark attack in Surf City, WRAL said.

Two weeks ago a 12-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy each lost an arm in separate attacks off the coast of Oak Island. On June 11 a girl received cuts on her feet after a shark bit her and tore apart her boogie board off Ocean Isle Beach.

The following report covered the Avon shark attack Friday:

Follow Dave Urbanski (@DaveVUrbanski) on Twitter

One last thing…
Watch TheBlaze live and on demand on any device, anywhere, anytime.
try premium
Exclusive video
All Videos
Watch BlazeTV on your favorite device, anytime, anywhere.
Try BlazeTV for Free
Sponsored content
Daily News Highlights

Get the news that matters most delivered directly to your inbox.