BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (WTVD) -- A shark bit an 8-year-old boy Sunday afternoon at Bald Head Island, according to Village Manager Chris McCall.
Authorities in Brunswick County said the bite call came in around 4 p.m. from South Bald Head Wynd.
The 8-year-old boy was said to have been bitten in the leg by a shark and taken to a hospital via Bald Head Island ferry.
The child is expected to make a full recovery.
This is the third reported shark bite off the coast of NC this month.