FIRE ISLAND, N.Y. (KXAN) — Two people enjoying the waves along the New York coast Wednesday afternoon were bitten by sharks.
The two attacks happened off Fire Island and within 4.5 miles of each other. WNBC reports a 13-year-old boy was bitten on Atlantique Beach. The teenager was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The second attack happened along Sailors Haven, which is in the town of Brookhaven.