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Shark apparently bites surfer's leg at White Plains Beach

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:53 a.m. HST, Jul 30, 2013

A surfer was injured after an apparent shark attack at White Plains Beach in the Ewa Beach area today, Emergency Medical Services said.

EMS said the man was in his late teens to early 20s and was taken by ambulance in serious condition to a trauma center.

The man suffered an “apparent shark bite to the lower extremity,” at about 2:10 p.m., EMS said, but no further information was available.

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anykineguy wrote:
Yikes, dangerous West Side.
on July 29,2013 | 06:34PM
hanalei395 wrote:
"White Plains Beach"? Just as stupid as "Yokohama Bay".
on July 29,2013 | 07:14PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Haseko shark. Promised not to bite but reneged on the promise.
on July 29,2013 | 07:26PM
Xterra808 wrote:
Homeless shark, looking for food after they took it's tent away.
on July 29,2013 | 11:45PM
RetiredWorking wrote:
Moke shark. Only bites white people.
on July 30,2013 | 10:06AM
kuhioprince wrote:
Same beach where a shark took a bite outta somebody's board a few years back. Maybe the same shark?
on July 30,2013 | 11:58AM
RetiredWorking wrote:
Sharks, like other predators, have vast territories to roam, in order to find sufficient food. The mano you see in Waianae prolly cruises past Ewa also. Same shark? Probably not.
on July 30,2013 | 02:05PM
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