Girl taken to hospital after shark bite in surf at NC island

North Carolina news

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) – A 7-year-old girl was bitten by a shark Sunday morning in Ocean Isle Beach, according to Mayor Debbie Smith.

Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene around 11 a.m.

The young girl was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Smith says there were no other sightings of sharks Sunday and no additional warnings for swimmers.

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