Man Injured By Suspected Shark Bite At Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

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On Tuesday, March 30th, fire and rescue workers responded to Disney’s Vero Beach Resort after a man was reportedly bitten by a shark.

Around 1PM an emergency call was made and an Indian River County Fire Rescue ambulance and a fire truck were sent to the resort.

According to Newsweek, another man, David Cabrera, reportedly saw the victim come out of the water at the Disney resort. He then began to bleed from wounds on his feet. Cabrera saw the man and his injury. He described the wounds as a “three-to-four-inch “slice” and the other as a smaller cut.”

Lifeguards and witnesses didn’t see what bit the man, but it’s assumed that it was a shark.

This incident came just a few days after another incident a few miles away at John’s Island Club beach. There a girl under 18 also was injured by a suspected shark bite.

Sadly, this is a danger with being at a beach. It’s unlikely to happen but something you should always be aware of.

What do you think? Comment and let us know.

Sources: tcpalm.com, Newsweek,


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