Officials: 12-year-old boy bitten by shark at Bethune Beach

A 12-year-old was bitten by a shark in Volusia County, according to beach safety officials.

Officials say at around 3:57 p.m. on Friday, the boy, visiting Bethune Beach, was standing in waist-deep water when he was bitten on his left arm.

Beach officials said the boy said he didn't see the shark.

They said the boy was treated at the scene and then taken by his parents to the hospital for further treatment.

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