Swimmer hospitalized from shark attack near Lovers Point

Swimmer attacked by shark near Lovers Point in Pacific Grove

Hello everyone. This is christian Bowl. There is with Chase B. W. We’re out here in pacific Grove at Lover’s Point. As there was *** shark attack. Police got reports about an hour, hour and *** half ago of *** shark attack and the victim is in the hospital after sustaining some bites. We are still working to confirm the severity of those injuries. Lover’s Point Beach is currently closed. All the pacific Grove beaches will be closed. They’re currently close actually. Um The rest of the beaches out on the peninsula are still open at Sila mar State Beach is of course still open though. That is still pending. As you can see behind me. We have the police out here as well as firefighters. Coastguards currently out on the water who find the shark right now. It’s only confirmed that there’s one shark on the water. Um They’re also using the drone trying to spot the shark. They are watching that over there. We’ll walk over there later. Um I can see there’s *** bunch of people still joining being added right now. So again, to repeat myself. There is *** shark attack that just happened about an hour and *** half ago. We start reports about an hour and *** half ago of *** shark attack out at Lovers Point in pacific Grove. The victim is in the hospital after sustaining some injuries. The severity of those injuries are still not confirmed. Um That’s the Lover’s Point Beach pacific Grove currently closed. All the pacific Grove beaches are currently closed beaches across the peninsula are still open though. That can still change. They’re looking for the shark out on the water via uh via the Coast Guard as well as the drone that the Fire Department is deploying right now. Here’s *** look at the scene. I’ll flip it over. So this beach right here is going to be lovers Point that is closed. We have police over here patrolling the area. Lover’s Point in terms of the park is still open. We have *** bunch of kids out here who are still playing. Um if we go down here back way over there, we have the firefighters who are deploying *** drone again to search for that shark that is still most likely in this area. We also have the Coast Guard who is aware of the attack and they’re out looking for the shark as well. And again, the victim is in the hospital. The severity of those injuries has still not been confirmed. It is, it is *** pretty busy day out here and it is, it is generating *** lot of, *** lot of activity. People are very curious about what’s going on. But again, we will confirm those details as soon as we get them. Okay. Right. Absolutely everything. See there are some comments over here asking where this is that this is out in pacific Grove. Um, at Lover’s Point have *** question here asking if it was *** surfer. Yes, it was *** surfer and the surfer sustained some injuries are in the hospital right now. Yeah. Right, okay. Yeah, I head over, we’ll head over here where they’re deploying the drone out with the firefighters. Fine. You okay? I don’t want to. Oh the news. All right. Shark attack happened about, well police got *** call of *** shark attack about an hour and *** half ago. The person is currently in the hospital with sustaining injuries. The severity of the injuries are still not confirmed. It was *** surfer. Not *** paddle boarder. Right. Uh We have not confirmed whether they what hospital they were taking to just yet. Yeah. What’s that copy that I’m on? We actually have *** lot of people out here with their phones and binoculars trying to spot the great white or not. The shark. They want to see *** great white shark as well. Yeah, we have not confirmed whether it’s *** child or adult. What’s up? No, the stretches. Yeah. Okay. Mhm. *** questionnaire of how far out were they um with the shark come close to the beach. Yes, the shark could come close to the beach. They have been spotted before in terms of how far out are surfer went? Um That has not been confirmed either. As you can see right here this is the drone that they’re gonna be deploying potentially spot the shark out on the water. We’re still getting some people joining again, just to reiterate there was *** shark attack that happened about reports about an hour and *** half ago. Person is currently president with injuries experience in perspective confirm just yet. Mhm. Okay mm. No mm. And again just for those who are just now joining us lovers point is closed. All the pacific grove beaches are closed. The sila mar state beach is still currently open as well as beaches in Monterey though of course that could change at *** moment’s notice. Um You can check out my twitter christian KCPW uh to get live updates as if those beaches are going to be closed for the rest of the day. I see here *** question is the person okay? The person is currently in the hospital sustained some injuries. Okay. Yeah. Right alright with that. I will send it uh will be more details tonight at five and six o’clock about what we’re able to confirm after today’s facebook live. The Monte beach is currently open though. Again that could change. Yes it was *** surfer. Thanks alright well thanks so much for joining us. You can catch details at five and six o’clock later tonight and also live updates on my twitter christian at christian KCPW. Thank you so much Hello everyone. This is christian Bowl. There is with Chase B. W. We’re out here in pacific Grove at Lover’s Point. As there was *** shark attack. Police got reports about an hour, hour and *** half ago of *** shark attack and the victim is in the hospital after sustaining some bites. We are still working to confirm the severity of those injuries. Lover’s Point Beach is currently closed. All the pacific Grove beaches will be closed. They’re currently close actually. Um The rest of the beaches out on the peninsula are still open at Sila mar State Beach is of course still open though. That is still pending. As you can see behind me. We have the police out here as well as firefighters. Coastguards currently out on the water who find the shark right now. It’s only confirmed that there’s one shark on the water. Um They’re also using the drone trying to spot the shark. They are watching that over there. We’ll walk over there later. Um I can see there’s *** bunch of people still joining being added right now. So again, to repeat myself. There is *** shark attack that just happened about an hour and *** half ago. We start reports about an hour and *** half ago of *** shark attack out at Lovers Point in pacific Grove. The victim is in the hospital after sustaining some injuries. The severity of those injuries are still not confirmed. Um That’s the Lover’s Point Beach pacific Grove currently closed. All the pacific Grove beaches are currently closed beaches across the peninsula are still open though. That can still change. They’re looking for the shark out on the water via uh via the Coast Guard as well as the drone that the Fire Department is deploying right now. Here’s *** look at the scene. I’ll flip it over. So this beach right here is going to be lovers Point that is closed. We have police over here patrolling the area. Lover’s Point in terms of the park is still open. We have *** bunch of kids out here who are still playing. Um if we go down here back way over there, we have the firefighters who are deploying *** drone again to search for that shark that is still most likely in this area. We also have the Coast Guard who is aware of the attack and they’re out looking for the shark as well. And again, the victim is in the hospital. The severity of those injuries has still not been confirmed. It is, it is *** pretty busy day out here and it is, it is generating *** lot of, *** lot of activity. People are very curious about what’s going on. But again, we will confirm those details as soon as we get them. Okay. Right. Absolutely everything. See there are some comments over here asking where this is that this is out in pacific Grove. Um, at Lover’s Point have *** question here asking if it was *** surfer. Yes, it was *** surfer and the surfer sustained some injuries are in the hospital right now. Yeah. Right, okay. Yeah, I head over, we’ll head over here where they’re deploying the drone out with the firefighters. Fine. You okay? I don’t want to. Oh the news. All right. Shark attack happened about, well police got *** call of *** shark attack about an hour and *** half ago. The person is currently in the hospital with sustaining injuries. The severity of the injuries are still not confirmed. It was *** surfer. Not *** paddle boarder. Right. Uh We have not confirmed whether they what hospital they were taking to just yet. Yeah. What’s that copy that I’m on? We actually have *** lot of people out here with their phones and binoculars trying to spot the great white or not. The shark. They want to see *** great white shark as well. Yeah, we have not confirmed whether it’s *** child or adult. What’s up? No, the stretches. Yeah. Okay. Mhm. *** questionnaire of how far out were they um with the shark come close to the beach. Yes, the shark could come close to the beach. They have been spotted before in terms of how far out are surfer went? Um That has not been confirmed either. As you can see right here this is the drone that they’re gonna be deploying potentially spot the shark out on the water. We’re still getting some people joining again, just to reiterate there was *** shark attack that happened about reports about an hour and *** half ago. Person is currently president with injuries experience in perspective confirm just yet. Mhm. Okay mm. No mm. And again just for those who are just now joining us lovers point is closed. All the pacific grove beaches are closed. The sila mar state beach is still currently open as well as beaches in Monterey though of course that could change at *** moment’s notice. Um You can check out my twitter christian KCPW uh to get live updates as if those beaches are going to be closed for the rest of the day. I see here *** question is the person okay? The person is currently in the hospital sustained some injuries. Okay. Yeah. Right alright with that. I will send it uh will be more details tonight at five and six o’clock about what we’re able to confirm after today’s facebook live. The Monte beach is currently open though. Again that could change. Yes it was *** surfer. Thanks alright well thanks so much for joining us. You can catch details at five and six o’clock later tonight and also live updates on my twitter christian at christian KCPW. Thank you so much

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Swimmer attacked by shark near Lovers Point in Pacific Grove

A man was attacked and rushed to the hospital after being attacked by a shark in the waters off of Lovers Point, police confirmed on Wednesday. Video Player | KSBW 8’s Christian Balderas gives a live update from Lovers PointA man was swimming off of Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove when he was attacked by a shark around 10:35 a.m. Officials tell KSBW 8 that the attack happened about 150 yards from the beach. Related | New study reports of great white sharks population boom in the Monterey BayThe man suffered major injuries, both to the stomach and the leg, city officials reported. Video shown to KSBW 8 shows good Samaritans pulling the shark attack victim from the water and beginning first aid on the beach. Pacific Grove beaches will be closed until Saturday, June 25, 2022. Asilomar State Beach remains open. The Coast Guard, police and firefighters searched for the shark after the attack using boats and drones to sweep over the area. Related | What is the ‘Red Triangle’ and how common are Central Coast shark attacks?Shark attacks are an uncommon occurrence, estimated at 1 in 11.5 million, but if you’re attacked by a great white shark you’re most likely on California’s Central Coast. A plurality, near 38%, of all great white shark attacks happen in an area of the Pacific Ocean between Marina County and Big Sur.This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest. 26-year-old man killed in shark attack off Santa Cruz County coast (2020)

A man was attacked and rushed to the hospital after being attacked by a shark in the waters off of Lovers Point, police confirmed on Wednesday.

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Video Player | KSBW 8’s Christian Balderas gives a live update from Lovers Point

A man was swimming off of Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove when he was attacked by a shark around 10:35 a.m. Officials tell KSBW 8 that the attack happened about 150 yards from the beach.

Related | New study reports of great white sharks population boom in the Monterey Bay

The man suffered major injuries, both to the stomach and the leg, city officials reported.

Video shown to KSBW 8 shows good Samaritans pulling the shark attack victim from the water and beginning first aid on the beach.

Pacific Grove beaches will be closed until Saturday, June 25, 2022. Asilomar State Beach remains open.

The Coast Guard, police and firefighters searched for the shark after the attack using boats and drones to sweep over the area.

Related | What is the ‘Red Triangle’ and how common are Central Coast shark attacks?

Shark attacks are an uncommon occurrence, estimated at 1 in 11.5 million, but if you’re attacked by a great white shark you’re most likely on California’s Central Coast. A plurality, near 38%, of all great white shark attacks happen in an area of the Pacific Ocean between Marina County and Big Sur.

This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest.


26-year-old man killed in shark attack off Santa Cruz County coast (2020)

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