Boy suffers surfboard injury, not shark bite - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Boy suffers surfboard injury, not shark bite

JENSEN BEACH, FL (WFLX)  An 8 year old boy is recovering tonight, after being injured while surfing in Jensen Beach.

Lifeguards responded to what they believed to be a shark bite just before 3 p.m.  It turns out the boy was injured by his surfboard.  

Witnesses say a boy had a gash on his leg in the shape of an arch.  He was taken to Martin Memorial Hospital.  He's expected to be okay.

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