Chief: Man bitten by shark at Isle of Palms beach

ISLE OF PALMS, SC (WCSC) - Emergency officials say a man was bitten by a shark off the shores of the Isle of Palms on Tuesday.

According to Isle of Palms Fire Chief Anne Graham, crews responded around noon to a report of a man who was bitten by a shark.

Officials say the man suffered a 3 to 4 inch laceration to his foot. Graham said the man was treated and transported to the hospital.

Graham says only four bites have been reported in the area over the past five years.

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