FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Lifeguards at a popular South Florida beach park are urging people to be extra vigilant after a man was bitten by a shark on Sunday.
Witnesses said the man was bitten on his lower left leg while in the water at Jensen Beach Park. He was taken to a nearby hospital, there was no word on the extent of the injuries.READ MORE: Doral Police ID Officers Injured In Friday's Shooting
The park closed shortly after the shark bite, but later reopened.READ MORE: Six People Hospitalized Following Boat Explosion In Dania Beach
Area lifeguards said they’ve seen an uptick in shark attacks recently.MORE NEWS: Florida Is Ditching Palm Trees To Fight Climate Crisis
This is the sixth shark attack on the Treasure Coast so far this year.