Man hospitalized at St. Mary’s for shark bite 12-31-2011

— A man was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a shark this evening, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

The man was brought in by boat to the Seasport Marina and transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Medical Center, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue. Paramedics responded to the marina shortly after 6 p.m.

The man, whose name and age were not released, reported a shark bite to his hand, Borroto said. It was not immediately known what type of shark bit him.

No other details were immediately available.



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