Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard - WFLA News Channel 8

Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard

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Aadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESH Aadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESH
An Indiana boy, 8, on vacation in Central Florida with his family, got bitten by a shark, WESH reported.

Aadyn Crick was wading knee-deep in water off the boardwalk in Indialantic when the shark attacked him.

"He screamed, and when I turned around to look at him, he was down in the water gripping his leg," his mother Michelle Jarman told WESH.

Aadyn said the shark knocked him down and bit him.

"And then it was gone," he added.

The shark bit off a park of the boy's knee, according to WESH story. He said he didn't expect the sharks to be in the water.

Doctors say Aadyn will fully recover after the bite. He says he is not planning to go back to this area for a while, WESH reported.

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