A 26-year-old man was killed in a shark assault whereas browsing in California on Saturday afternoon, Could 9. The sufferer’s identify has not been launched, however authorities have notified the household. Learn on to study extra about what occurred and see a map of the placement.
The assault occurred whereas the person was browsing off Manresa State Seaside in Santa Cruz County, KTLA 5 reported. He was browsing on the north finish of Monterey Bay, California State Parks stated in an announcement.
The person was attacked off Sand Greenback Seaside at Manresa State Seaside. You possibly can see a map shared by Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Workplace of the place the assault occurred beneath. When the primary name got here in, Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Workplace famous on Fb: “State Parks is responding to a shark chunk at Sand Greenback Seaside in Santa Cruz County. Please keep away from space and water. All press inquiries and questions ought to be directed to State Parks.”
First responders informed NBC Bay Space that there have been two different surfers within the water when the assault occurred. The flyer beneath, shared by Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Workplace, was additionally seen on the seaside close to the assault.
The world is closed one mile north and south of the place the person was attacked.
A drone photographer had been observing dozens of nice white sharks within the space, however stated that none confirmed indicators of predatory conduct, AP reported. Eric Mailander informed KRON four that he counted 15 sharks whereas on his boat on Saturday morning. You possibly can see drone footage of sharks swimming within the space a few days earlier than the assault beneath.
The species of shark that attacked him shouldn’t be but identified.
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