(CNN) A 13-year-old child was injured terribly in a shark attack at a Florida beach on Sunday afternoon, cops spokened.
The occurrence happened in Neptune Beach about 2:55 p.m.
The kid and his stepfather were swimming in chest-deep water when he was assaulted, suffering an 8-inch bite behind his best knee and the top of his calf, Neptune Beach authorities representative Michael Key spokened.
The injuries were not deadly however major, Key spokened, and the kid was required to UF Health Jacksonville.
“He was taken out by onlookers,” Key stated. “The closest lifeguard tower called it in and a lifeguard truck was the very first to react.”
It was the very first attack of the season, Key spokened.