KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. — A beachgoer sent WRIC photos of a shark being pulled out of the surf on Friday.
Anna Korman said the shark was caught on a beach at mile post 8.5 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
Korman told WRIC the shark measured up to 77 inches.
The shark, which was released back into the water, was caught during a month of shark attacks along the coasts of North and South Carolina.
On Wednesday, a 68-year-old man was pulled under the water by a shark in the Outer Banks on Ocracoke Island.
At the end of June, two people were bitten by sharks near Cape Hatteras.
On June 26, a 47-year-old man was bitten by a shark in the leg and back while trying to get children and another adult out of the water near Avon.
On June 27, an 18-year-old was swimming with other people near Waves when the shark bit his calf, buttocks and both hands.
Both victims were rushed from the beach and underwent surgery.
In South Carolina, a shark attack also took place Friday morning at Hunting Island State Park. The male victim was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment. No further information was available about the victim or the extent of his injuries.
On June 24, an 8-year-old boy in Surf City suffered what appeared to be a shark bite. Police said the wounds were superficial and the injuries were minor.
On June 14, 12-year-old Kiersten Yow from Archdale and a 16-year-old boy from Colorado both lost their arms in shark attacks at Oak Island.
Yow lost her left arm below the elbow and suffered injuries to her left leg. Hunter Treschl lost an arm.
A 13-year-old girl was bitten while boogie boarding off Ocean Isle Beach on June 11. In that incident, the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, but the shark took bites of her boogie board.