MONROE COUNTY, Fla. — An 11-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while snorkeling in Monroe County on Saturday, August 13.
Jameson Reeder Jr. was snorkeling at Looe Key Reef and was bitten in the leg.
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the incident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m.
Reeder Jr. was transported to an area hospital and doctors had to amputate his leg below the knee.
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