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Jensen Beach Park closed after person bitten by shark

Jensen Beach Park will remain closed today after a person was bitten by a shark in the guarded swimming area.
Posted at 1:09 PM, Oct 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-03 18:19:34-04

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — Jensen Beach Park will remain closed today after a person was bitten by a shark in the guarded swimming area.

Martin County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer Brian Reagan said the victim was bitten on the extremities and was transported by ground to a local hospital.

A witness told WPTV the victim is a young man who was bitten on the ankle in shallow water.

There is no word on the extent of their injuries.

This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.