Swimmer attacked by shark off 17th street in Del Mar

DEL MAR (KUSI) – A swimmer was attacked by a shark off 17th Street in Del Mar. The woman attacked was rushed to the emergency room, where she was then in recovery. The bite was likely inflicted by a juveniles great white shark, which are known to swim the coast this time of year.

Del Mar Lifeguards have closed the ocean in the area to all swimmers.

The victim was taken to the emergency room for treatment. The injuries are not life threatening.

KUSI News will update this article as more information is gathered.


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