Sheriff’s Office: Shark Bites Man Near Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

A man was bitten by a shark near Disney’s Vero Beach Resort on Thursday, according to officials.

The beachside resort is about 112 miles from Walt Disney World.

According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, a 54-year-old man was alert and stable after a shark bit him in the leg.

The victim was swimming in the ocean near the resort.

The man was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The sheriff’s office said the type of shark, its size and other details were not immediately known.

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