It happened Sunday around noon for reports of a shark bite.READ MORE: Blue Alert Issued Out Of North Florida County For Patrick McDowell, Accused Of Murdering Deputy During Traffic Stop
Mary Marcus, 57, told officials that she was swimming between two reefs when she was bitten on her thigh by a shark. Marcus was about 100 yards off the beach when she was bitten.
She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Another woman was bitten in the same section of beach back in 2012. Lifeguards have nicknamed the area “shark alley.”READ MORE: Orange County Officials Searching For 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano
Marcus’ attack wasn’t the only one over the weekend.
On Saturday, an 11-year old girl was bitten by a shark while swimming off Huguenot Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Family members said the girl was bitten on her back, arm and hand.
She has been hospitalized and will need surgery.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
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