DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 12-year-old boy is recovering after he was bitten by a shark in Daytona Beach on Saturday, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

  • 12-year-old boy bitten by shark
  • He was standing in waist-deep water
  • Boy transported to a hospital with minor injuries

The incident happened just after 2 p.m. while the boy was standing in waist-deep water near Daytona Beach Pier.

The boy, who was visiting from Gainesville, suffered minor injuries to his foot.

He was transported to a hospital as a precaution.