10-Year-Old Girl Bitten by Shark in Central Florida

A 10-year-old girl is recovering after being bitten by a shark in the waters off central Florida.

Officials said the unidentified girl was swimming in knee-deep water Saturday at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach when the shark bit her right leg. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

WESH reports that swimmers were cleared from the water after the incident.

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