News Release: Associated Press News
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a surfer was bitten by a shark off a central Florida beach.
Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials say the 25-year-old Orlando man was surfing Tuesday morning off New Smyrna Beach. He was bitten near a jetty, a place popular for surfing and shark bites.
Officials say the surfer suffered a minor cut to the foot and did not go to the hospital.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://goo.gl/fXfZ70) reports that it was the third shark bite reported in Volusia County this year.