[UPDATE 4:09 p.m.] Ambulance Rushing to Trinidad Beach After Report of Woman Bit by Shark
A shark reportedly bit a 58-year-old woman at Trinidad Beach, according to a report over the scanner at approximately 2:15 p.m.
Emergency Dispatch sent an ambulance Code 3 to the scene. (Code 3 is the highest level of response.)
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 3:01 p.m.: According to a report from the scene, the woman was knee deep in water when she was bitten. She received a relatively small bite and was taken to the hospital Code 2.UPDATE 4:09 p.m.: Cal Fire Battalion Chief Paul Savona confirmed that the woman was standing in a foot of water when she was bitten by a small shark. “She received non-life-threatening injuries,” he said.
UPDATE 4:52 p.m.: Commenter Danny below posted this photo of the very small shark.