Nurse shark bites fisherman

Man's injuries superficial, police say

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SUMMERLAND KEY, Fla. - A man was treated for a shark bite Friday after hooking a nurse shark off Summerland Key, investigators said.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said a 23-year-old man was fishing when he caught a nurse shark.

Officials said he went into the water and was trying to get the hook off the shark when it bit him on the calf.

The bite was superficial, officials said.

The man was taken to Lower Keys Hospital for treatment.

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