Teen attacked by shark on Texas coast flown to Houston for treatment

Teen attacked by shark on Texas coast flown to Houston for treatment

Credit: AIR 11

A Life Flight helicopter carrying a shark attack victim prepares to land at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

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by Michelle Homer / KHOU.com

kens5.com

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 4:42 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 17 at 4:57 PM

SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas – A teenager was attacked by a shark near Surfside Beach on Monday afternoon.

The boy was with a church group and was swimming in waist-deep water when he felt something bite his leg, Surfside police said.

The teen reached into the water and the shark bit his hand.

A Life Flight helicopter rushed the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. His condition isn’t known.

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