Tybee Island surfer bitten by small shark

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FILE – Swimmers off of Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) — A surfer on Tybee Island was bitten by a small shark Tuesday around noon.

According to Shawn Gillen at Tybee, the surfer was bitten near 18th Street around noon. The injuries suffered were minor.

The surfer was bitten in the leg and was transported to Memorial Health, Chuck Kearns said, chief executive officer of Chatham Emergency Services.

No further details were released.

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