By CBSMiami.com Team

DELRAY BEACH (CBSMiami) – A young boy was bitten by a shark in shallow water in Delray Beach.

The boy said he saw the shark before it bit his foot, and estimates it was about 4-feet long.

Paramedics bandaged the wound and took him to the hospital.

Sharks are not uncommon in shallow water, but unprovoked attacks are rare.

CBSMiami.com Team