9-year-old bitten by shark in knee-deep water

Maggie Crum was vacationing with her family in Florida when she received the bite, which required a dozen stitches on her leg.
2:20 | 08/19/19

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We're back now with those new shark scares. A 9-year-old girl in Florida surviing an attack in knee-deep water. Will reeve has all the latest. Good morning, will. Reporter: Good morning, Amy. That incident happened at a beach known as the shark attack capital of the world, but whether in the atlantic or in the pacific, all the way out in Hawaii, the summer of shark encounters continues across America. The fearsome power of a hammerhead seen here up close. A fishing guide losing his catch when a 14-foot long hammerhead snatches it out of his hand. He took it out of my hand. Reporter: Watch as it rips the fish out of the fisherman's grasp. This 9-year-old girl is the latest victim. I was running into the water, and I was about knee-deep. Reporter: Maggie Krumm was on vacation wading in the ocean when she suddenly felt a sharp pain. The shark bit my leg, and there's three marks back here that are, like -- that torn through the teeth, and then just a couple, two rows of teeth. Reporter: Mag by alerting her family. The little girl receiving immediate treatment on the beach, later getting a dozen stitches and a stuffed bear. I named it sharky. Reporter: Meanwhile in Hawaii -- This is my board. That's the shark bite right there. Reporter: Max was surfing off the island of oahu when a shark swam right up to him. It comes up to the right side of me, and it bumps me off my board and then takes a chomp out of it and then I'm in the water right now, and then I just know that I have to start swimming. Reporter: Max made it safely back to shore, dragging his board the whole way, still attached to his ankle with a leash. That's where the shark attack happened. I swam all the way back to there. Reporter: Despite the close call, max has no second thoughts about surfing. Really the next morning right after -- right after the shark, I went back out. Reporter: Max says he knows he should not have been that far out alone in the dark in the water, and that he's lucky that nothing worse happened, but as for that board, he says he'll be hanging it in his house and he'll have a story to tell his kids, guys. Quite a story. Will, thank you so much. It will look good right above the mantle in your house.

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