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BREAKING: Atlanta snorkeler attacked by shark in Florida Keys

As reported on The Atalanta Journal-Constitution #atlanta-ga

KEY WEST, Fla. — A 30-year-old snorkeler from Atlanta was attacked Sunday by a shark in the Florida Keys.

Andrew Eddy was in a private boat with his family, exploring the reefs at Sombrero Key Light when he was bitten on the shoulder by a bull shark, Monroe County Sheriff’s officials said. Family members immediately began first aid.

Authorities said boaters in the area had spotted the bull shark earlier. Witnesses described the shark as 8 to 10 feet long.

Eddy was airlifted to a Miami hospital with a severe shoulder injury.