The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says at approximately 10:30 a.m a 30-year-old man as bitten by a shark.
Witnesses say the bull shark was between eight and ten feet in length. They also describe the man as being attacked almost immediately he entered the water.
The 30-year-old and the group he was with were said to be snorkeling at Sombrero Light Key.
At the time of the attack, the injury to the man’s shoulder was said to be severe. He was then airlifted to the hospital.