Shark bites surfer in Ponce Inlet

Last Updated: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 5:17 PM EDT

A 19-year-old surfer was bitten by a shark in Ponce Inlet, Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue said.

The man was surfing in waist deep water at about 10 a.m. when he was bitten on the foot.

His injuries were non-life threatening, authorities said, and he was transported to a hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported in the area.

The man's name has not been released.

Beach officials said there were hazardous rip current conditions, and there had already been several water rescues.