Midway Fire Rescue responds to shark attack in Georgetown County

GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – Midway Fire Rescue responded to a shark attack on July 29 during the afternoon.

The attack happened in the Debordieu area of Georgetown.

Midway Fire Division Chief J. Pifer said a 12 year old was bitten on their left thigh, and was transported to Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

The shark is said to be possibly 3 feet long.

Another 12-year-old was in the water as well, and only had a cut.