Shark attack at Surfside Beach in Texas are fairly rare. But one boy got quite the scare this week - and lived to tell about it.
The beach community near Gavelston is known for its surf and sand. But a shark attack at Surfside will definitely lead to some second guessing before hopping in the water.
The shark attack at Surfside happened when a 15-year-old was wading in waist deep water. A shark bit his leg, and the boy was able to fight it with his bare hands and tear it off of his calf. He was immediately airlifted to a hospital in Houston, where he is in serious but stable condition.
Learn more about the shark attack at Surfside in the video below.
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