Terrifying Shark Attack in Florida

10-year-old was bitten twice by bull shark in shallow water at Coco Beach.
1:23 | 06/09/15

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Back here at home tonight and to the new alert as we head into summer after a terrifying shark attack at a popular beach in Florida. A little boy swimming in shallow waters where so many children play and what authorities are now pointing to, the new surge in shark sightings on beaches in three states now. ABC's Matt Gutman from Florida. Seems in distress. Reporter: The chaos as good samaritans carried him from the beach. He was air lifted to a hospital where he's now recovering. A bull shark blamed in that attack but it's great whites that are being spotted from new York to California, even cruising under water here in Florida. But off the coast of the Bahamas we recently learned that sharks don't consider humans food. Even these 16-foot tiger sharks we swam with. Wow. Florida is a shark attack capital of the world. Still there is only one fatal attack at the U.S. Over the past two years. Folks behind me say that if you are worried about shark attacks, stay close to lifeguard towers. It's their job to look out for them. David. Always great advice. Thanks. Still much more ahead on

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