MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was bitten by a shark Monday afternoon, according to Myrtle Beach Police.

The incident happened at about 4:00 p.m. and police said the person was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident took place in the area of 6th Avenue South, police said.

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