Melbourne Beach, FL (Florida Today) - A shark bit a surfer in the hand Sunday morning near Aquarina Beach
and Country Club, Brevard County Fire Rescue Lt. Gary Windham said.
shark attack occurred just before 10 a.m. The surfer, a local man who
was 49 or 50 years old, suffered "a significant bite to the left hand,"
"He almost lost four fingers," he said.
surfer walked across State Road A1A to Fire Station 65, where he was
treated and transported by ambulance to Holmes Regional Medical Center
Shark bites surfer in left hand
declined media interview requests, and he was listed in good condition
Sunday afternoon, said Jeni Hatter, Health First spokeswoman.
He left the hospital shortly before 5 p.m.