Shark bites swimmer off Florida Keys
U.S. Coast Guard rescues injured woman
KEY WEST, Fla. – A small shark bit a 40-year-old woman Saturday off the Florida Keys.
Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said the swimmer injured a foot in the shark attack just before 1 p.m. near Snipe Point.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the woman, taking her and her husband to the Key West station.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Felipe Lay said a helicopter took the woman to a hospital in Miami-Dade County.
A Coast Guard news release said the woman was in good condition.
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