Surfer bitten by shark off the NC coast, according to report

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Figure Eight Island (Wikipedia)

Figure Eight Island (Wikipedia)

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A man said his stepson was bitten after getting into a “wrestling match” with a shark off the coast of North Carolina.

WCTI-12 reported that Bruce Wise posted on his Facebook page  that 29-year-old Hunter Anderson was recently bitten while surfing.

It happened off Figure Eight Island near Wilmington on Tuesday, according to the report. The victim apparently needed stitches, but is doing fine.

Read more, see photos: WCTI-12