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Myrtle Beach man says he was bitten by shark in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – EMS responded to a call Thursday afternoon of a possible shark bite in Myrtle Beach at 8th Avenue North.

A Myrtle Beach man, who suffered 6 puncture wounds to his foot, believes he was bitten by a three to four foot shark.

First responders at the scene said they were not convinced it was a shark that bit the man.

EMS responders bandaged the man’s foot and he was not taken to the hospital.

The man and some friends had been at the beach for about an hour before the incident occurred.

Stay tuned to WMBF News to bring you more on this story as it develops.

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