Uncertain whether bite came from a shark
Brunswick County emergency crews responded to a possible shark bite at Ocean Isle Beach on Monday afternoon.
The incident took place at 1 Beaufort Street a little after 2 p.m., according to Brunswick County dispatch records.
A 19-year-old male was taken to a local hospital by Brunswick County EMS after being bitten by a marine animal, although it remains uncertain if it was from a shark.
Ocean Isle Beach Mayor Debbie Smith said the victim was bitten on the foot and that the injury was not life-threatening.