9-year-old injured from shark bite off Florida beach

Jacksonville Beach Ocean Rescue said the incident happened just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday near the area of 25th Avenue South.

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The Jacksonville Beach Fire Department said the girl was bitten on her right leg at the knee.

The victim said she was in about 2 feet of water when she was attacked.

The Jacksonville Beach Police said she received several cuts and was taken to Wolfson Children's Hospital, which may have needed surgery.

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