7-year-old girl bitten by shark at Ocean Isle Beach

North Carolina News

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OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Ocean Isle Beach Mayor Debbie Smith says a shark bit a 7-year-old girl over the weekend.

WECT-TV reports that EMS responded to the scene on Sunday morning and the young girl was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

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

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