ATLANTIC BEACH, NC (WNCT) – One person was bitten by a shark in Atlantic Beach on Saturday afternoon.
Atlantic Beach Police Chief Jeff Harvey tells WNCT an 18-year-old male was bitten on his hands and wrist by a three foot shark. The incident happened in three feet of water.
The male was transported to the Carteret General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The beach was not closed following the incident.