Shark bites teen’s foot at Florida beach

A teenager was taken to the hospital after a shark bit his foot Saturday morning, lifeguards said.

The 19-year-old was swimming in waist-deep water in Ponce Inlet north of the jetty when the shark bit him around 10 a.m., Volusia County Beach Safety said.

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He was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, lifeguards said.

Lifeguards also said there are hazardous rip current conditions and have already rescued a few people from the water.

Volusia Beach Safety reminds bathers to swim in front of a lifeguard.

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