Florida man bitten by shark, walks home bleeding

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SIESTA KEY, Fla. — A Florida man was bitten by a shark and walked home bleeding.

A woman called 911 and had him taken to a hospital.

The man was swimming off Siesta Key, when the attack happened, according to multiple news outlets.

WTVT reported a woman called 911 and said the 39-year-old man had been bitten on his hand and arm and was bleeding profusely. She was heard reassuring him “everything’s going to be OK.”

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital spokesman Kim Savage said a man had been admitted Tuesday and the wound was confirmed to have been a shark bite. She said she could not provide any more details on his condition or personal information.