Christian Mercurio of Randolph, N.J., is bandaged and healing, but said he remembers the moment a bull shark crunched down on his legs.
It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.
Krishna Thompson swam to shore, his lower left leg practically gone. He was rushed to the hospital and went into cardiac arrest. Doctors were forced to amputate his leg.
The Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ is back – just as a wave of summer 2012 shark attacks have been reported. All of this shark hype may have you asking, is it safe to go into the water?