10 year-old girl bitten by shark in Cocoa Beach

By Elizabeth Roman, Assignment Editor, eroman@wkmg.com
Published On: Aug 09 2014 03:09:25 PM EDT
Updated On: Aug 10 2014 12:18:55 AM EDT

A 10 year-old girl was bitten by a shark Saturday afternoon while swimming in Cocoa Beach, according to Brevard County Ocean Rescue.

COCOA BEACH, Fla. -

A 10 year-old girl was bitten by a shark Saturday afternoon while swimming in Cocoa Beach, according to Brevard County Ocean Rescue.

[RELATED: Boy, 9, describes shark attack off Brevard coast]

It happened around 1:30 p.m. at Lori Wilson Park.

The girl, who was wading in knee-deep water, was bitten on her right foot.

The girl was transported to Cape Canaveral Hospital.

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