WARNING GRAPHIC: Shark bites Texas beachgoer, who is rushed to hospital

File photo: An undated photo of a Great White shark. (Credit : REUTERS/Seachangetechnolgy)

A Texas man was rushed to the hospital on Thursday, after being bitten by a shark.

The 42-year-old beachgoer was in the neighborhood of Crystal Beach on Bolivar Island when the attack happened.

KHOU has confirmed with utmb hospital that a patient was treated for a shark bite on his thigh, just above his knee. His injury is reportedly not life-threatening.


(Galveston County Sheriff’s Office)

Other beachgoers told local media that they were warned by the Crystal Beach sheriff and the beach patrol that there was a shark attack.

Two children were attacked by sharks off Long Island in July.

This is a development of the story. Come back regularly for updates.

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