Officials: Boy bitten by shark on Folly Beach

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCIV) - A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a shark Wednesday afternoon on Folly Beach.

According to Folly Beach officials, the bite happened around 2 p.m. while the boy was playing on a boogie board near the 1300 block.

Officials said the boy was bitten on the right foot and ankle several times. While the bites appeared to be deep, officials expected the boy to be fine.

Folly Beach officials said there were no eyewitnesses, but said the boy thought it was a 4-foot bull shark.

The boy was taken to Medical University Hospital by EMS in stable condition.