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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-foot-long great white shark bit a man Saturday swimming off of Southern California's Manhattan Beach, officials said.
Rick Flores, a Los Angeles County Fire spokesman, said the victim was bitten on the upper right side about 9:30 a.m., suffering puncture wounds described as moderate injuries. The victim was taken to a hospital conscious and breathing on his own, Flores said.
The attack started when a person fishing off the Manhattan Beach Pier hooked the shark and spent over 30 minutes trying to reel it in, which Flores said, made the shark grow agitated...