12-year-old surfer bit by shark on Folly Beach in SC, officials say

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. — Officials said a 12-year-old surfer was bit by a shark on Folly Beach Sunday morning, WCIV reported.

Authorities said the incident happened around 11:30 a.m near 5th and 6th East Street.

The boy had a shark bite on his foot/ankle, according to Chief Andrew Gilreath of Folly Beach Public Safety. He was taken to a hospital, but is expected to be OK.

No other details have been released at this point.

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