North Carolina family spots 5-foot shark at Myrtle Beach

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A boy fishing with adults in Myrtle Beach spotted a 5-foot shark near the beach Friday afternoon, according to WSOC.

A couple from Stanly County said it happened as they were vacationing for Memorial Day weekend.

They said they were on the pier at Apache Family Campground when they spotted the shark at the end of the line.

About 30 onlookers watched for about 15 minutes as the shark tried to break loose from the line. Employees at pier released the shark from the line back into the ocean. The family sent WSOC the photo above.

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