BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Two people swimming off the coast of Florida were bitten by sharks on Monday.
Both were swimming in the area of South Melbourne Beach in Brevard County.
A 21-year-old woman was bitten on the hand first. She refused medical treatment.
Hours later, a 10-year-old girl was bitten on her leg. The girl was airlifted to the hospital to get her 6-inch wound treated.
Both are expected to be okay.
The beaches were temporarily closed after both incidents.