Florida Man Gets Attacked By Shark; Walks Home Before Going to Hospital

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Only in Florida, man.

According to a report from local news outlet FOX 13, a 39-year-old Florida man was attacked by a shark while enjoying the waters near Siesta Key.

Instead of getting immediate medical attention, however, the man managed to walk home while bleeding profusely from his wounds.

The man was eventually transported to the local hospital, per Sarasota County Fire Rescue and hospital staff.

While the man was walking home, a neighbor called 911 when they noticed he was “bleeding to death.” The neighbor followed instructions from emergency operators in an effort to halt the bleeding until they arrived.

The man suffered wounds to his hand and arm.

That is all the information that is available at this time. This article will be updated with new and relevant information should it become available at any time. If there is anything that we missed, please feel free to send an email to [email protected] and we will respond as soon as possible. 

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