The child was swimming near South Beach on … “Provoked attacks” occur when a human initiates interaction with a shark in some way. Peyton Shields was celebrating her birthday Friday evening at Crescent Beach… This is the first shark-related fatality in Hawaii waters since May 2019 … Organizers suspended the competition and warning signs were posted on the beach. A Florida man was bitten by a shark over the weekend, marking the first attack of 2019 in a county deemed “the shark bite capital of the world,” officials said. “Unprovoked attacks” are defined as incidents where an attack on a live human occurs in the shark’s natural habitat with no human provocation of the shark. An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark this weekend in North Carolina, the third reported attack in the state this month. Before that afternoon, only four shark attacks had been recorded in Nassau County in the last 135 years, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History, compared to more than 800 across the state. A 10-year-old girl boogie-boarding at a Florida beach reportedly fought off a shark that bit her hand and legs. On Sunday night Mr Jackson and his friends reeled in a 1.9-metre bull shark at the dog beach. Shark attacks were down again both in the U.S. and worldwide in 2019, with Florida leading the majority of the U.S. attacks, according to a report released Tuesday. Teen Girl On Boogie Board Bitten By Shark At Florida Beach July 15, 2019 at 10:42 am Filed Under: Amelia Island , Attacked by Shark , Florida , Florida News , Local TV , Shark Attack , Sharks Fri 1 Nov 2019 15.00 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Nov 2019 21.47 EDT. Like many others in Western Australia at the time, Oppert was well aware of a fatal shark attack that had occurred four years earlier on a suburban beach about 150km up the coast. Read more ... Airlie beach shark attack: two Britons injured, one with foot bitten off, in Queensland horror. Ocean Isle:Shark bites teen in second attack in 2 weeks, reports say Up the coast in Atlantic Beach , 17-year-old Paige Winter suffered severe injures on June 3 after a shark attack.