WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A man was bitten by a shark at a Wrightsville Beach pier Thursday night.
WECT reported it happened near Johnnie Mercer's Pier about 7:30 when a fisherman started pulling in the shark. He was bitten on the arm when he went to retrieve it.
Shark On Shore Of Wrightsville Beach
"Someone caught the shark and as they were pulling it in, it whipped around and bit him on the arm," said Catherine Patton, who works at the pier. "There was a lot of blood, but they took him away in an ambulance and I think he's OK."
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Bryan Davis posted a video and photos on the shark on a fishing line on the shore on Facebook.