DAYTONA BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — Two people were bitten by sharks in separate encounters off New Smyrna Beach.
On Monday, a 71-year-old man was standing in knee-deep water when he was bitten on his right foot.READ MORE: Man Injured By Jaguar At Florida Zoo
That same day, a 12-year-old boy was bitten on his right calf after he jumped off his surfboard in waist-deep water.READ MORE: Florida Students FSA Test Scores Fall In COVID Slide
The man was treated on the scene, while the boy was taken to a nearby hospital.
Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue said on average they have eight to 10 shark bites a year and all have been non-life-threatening.MORE NEWS: Florida K-9 Helps His Handler With Gender Reveal
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