Shark Attacks at Surfside. A teenage boy was attacked and fought off a shark Monday afternoon while swimming in waist-deep water at Surfside Beach, along Texas’s Gulf coast.
Garrett Sebesta, fought back by reaching down and striking the shark on the head after the 4-foot beast lock-jawed on the youth’s upper leg, twice.
Police say Sebesta According to Gregg Bisso, Surfside Beach’s assistant police chief, the bites are not considered life-threatening.
Sebesta was airlifted to Texas Medical Center and is currently listed in stable condition.