Two people suffered shark bites on the same day in Myrtle Beach this week, officials said, and one of them reportedly required hundreds of stiches from the attack.
The incidents, which were the only reported bites of the year within the city, took place Monday about 10 blocks from one another, the Myrtle Beach Sun News reported.
Myrtle Beach Police Master Cpl. Kevin Larke said one of the victims suffered “a glancing bite to the leg,” the outlet reported.
Karren Sites, of Pittsburgh, told local ABC affiliate WPDE she was in waist deep water when a shark swam up and bit her on the arm while her grandson was just a couple feet away from her.
According to the outlet, she was hospitalized, underwent surgery and received hundreds of stitches.
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Later that day, another person was bitten by a shark just blocks away, according to WPDE.
Additional details about that attack were not immediately available.
Police could not immediately be reached by USA TODAY.
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