Shark nips surfer in New Smyrna

Surfer suffers minor injuries

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County has reported its first shark bite of the year.

A surfer was bitten Friday in New Smyrna Beach as the 49-year-old man was heading back to shore. He was attacked while standing in just a few feet of water.

The man suffered minor injuries and officials say he did not need to be hospitalized.

Information from: Orlando Sentinel.

Story: Associated Press