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Man, 42, bitten by shark near Mayport poles

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MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. – A 42-year-old man was bitten on the leg by a shark Saturday afternoon near the Mayport poles, according to Mayport Naval Station personnel.

The Public Affairs Officer said the man was bitten while swimming on base property.

The extent of his injuries was not clear.

The PAO said there was a report of a second shark bite in that area over the weekend, but that has not been confirmed.