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11-year-old boy bitten by shark off Ormond Beach

Boy bitten on foot near Maverick Hotel

File photo.
File photo.

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – An 11-year-old boy was bitten on his foot by a shark Tuesday in the waters off Volusia County.

The accident happened near the Maverick Hotel on South Atlantic Avenue off Ormond Beach.

The boy's injuries are not life-threatening, officials said.

Beach Patrol said the beach had not been evacuated because no one saw the shark prior to the boy being bitten.