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Woman injured after suffering apparent shark bite off Oahu

3 years 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, May 09 2019 May 9, 2019 May 09, 2019 6:02 AM May 09, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

HALEIWA, Hawaii - A woman was injured Wednesday after suffering an apparent shark bite while off the North Shore of Oahu.

A Honolulu Emergency Services Department spokeswoman said paramedics were called to Haleiwa Boat Harbor for what was initially reported as a spear injury, Hawaii News Now reports.  At the scene, the woman told paramedics she had actually been bitten by a shark while in the water about three miles offshore.

Authorities say the woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The incident is under investigation.

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