A 23-year-old woman was bitten on the arm by a small nurse shark Sunday afternoon at a Boca Raton beach, according to Boca Raton Fire Rescue.
The incident happened around 1:20 p.m. at Lifeguard Tower 8 at 1400 N. Ocean Blvd.
Crews arrived at the scene and found the 2-foot shark attached to the woman's right forearm. Officials say the shark had been killed prior to the fire department's arrival.
A bystander provided photos to fire-rescue.
The patient was transported to Boca Regional Hospital with the shark still attached. She is listed in stable condition.