WATCH: Beach reopens after double shark attack - 'I knew my foot was bitten open', says victim from hospital bed

2018-07-15 19:58

Surfers are warily returning to the waters off Fernandina Beach in northern Florida after a rare, double shark attack.

"I knew it was open ... as soon as I took my first step I could tell the bottom of my foot was open." Dustin Theobald told a local television news station from his hospital bed.

Theobald, 30, received several lacerations and puncture wounds to his right foot from the bite.

A second person, a 17-year-old, who was not identified, also received puncture wounds to his foot.

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