Shark Attacks Pa. Man Swimming in South Carolina Surf

A Pennsylvania man was attacked by a shark Friday while swimming in waist-deep water off Hunting Island in South Carolina.

The man yelled "shark" when he was swimming in the surf and saw one shark -- and was then bitten on the foot by a second shark he had not seen, according to

Witnesses said the man was bleeding badly when medics arrived to take him to a hospital. The paramedic who treated him said the wound was consistent with a shark bite.

The victim, who is in his 40s, said the shark he saw was about four feet long and 10 inches in diameter.

Information on the man's condition has not been released.

Hunting Island is a 5,000 acre secluded barrier island about 15 miles from Beaufort, South Carolina.

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