Shark bites 5-year-old girl in Galveston

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GALVESTON, TX - Galveston EMS (the EMS division of the Galveston County Health District) responded to a shark bite near Pirates Beach around 5:30 p.m on Tuesday June 14.

Galveston County Health District PIO Scott Packard informs us the victim was a five-year old girl who suffered significant soft tissue damage to her leg. She has been transported to UTMB in stable condition.