JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities have confirmed that a teenage boy was bitten by a shark Friday afternoon at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park.

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department confirmed that the teen was bitten by a shark in the lower leg. He was transported to a local hospital around 1:35 p.m. with non-life threatening injuries.

A worker at Hanna Park confirmed crews are on the scene around 2 p.m. JSO also confirmed it was on the scene.

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