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Shark bites man in Florida, leaving him hospitalized

The injured man is 22 years old.
A beach on Anna Maria Island in Florida
Posted at 8:38 AM, Jul 31, 2023

A man was hospitalized in Florida Sunday afternoon after a shark bit him.

The incident happened on Anna Maria Island, a barrier island on the state's Gulf Coast.

The West Manatee Fire District said a report of the incident came in around 3:40 p.m.

The injured man, a 22-year-old, was taken to the hospital.

There is no other information on his condition at this time.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

This story was originally published by Rebekah Nelson at Scripps News Tampa.