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Bull shark bites diver, Riviera Fire Rescue says

Posted at 3:19 PM, Apr 13, 2016

A diver is in fair condition after he was attacked by a bull shark about 2 miles offshore Wednesday afternoon.

Crews responded to Sailfish Marina to initially treat and then transport the victim to an area hospital.

A captain at the marina says three people were spearfishing about 2 miles offshore when the shark bit one of them, 26-year-old Kyle Senkowicz.

According to fire rescue, the men were in about 60 feet of water at the time of the attack.

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Fire Rescue says the diver has significant wounds to his elbow, wrist and tricep and has been taken to St. Mary's Medical Center.

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