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Man killed by shark in Massachusetts' first fatal attack for 80 years

Man killed by shark in Massachusetts' first fatal attack for 80 years”

Wellfleet police Lt. Michael Hurley confirmed at 2:25 p.m. that the shark attack victim died of injuries at Cape Cod Hospital.

The victim was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Arthur Medici, from Revere, Massachusetts, was bitten in the water around midday yesterday off Newcomb Hollow Beach, police said.

Booth said it was a quiet day at the beach, and he saw some people boogie-boarding before he noticed some commotion in the water.

Local fisherman and surfer Joe Booth said he was on the shore and witnessed the attack. "Fifteen feet wide. I saw a tail and a lot of thrashing", Booth said. He realized what was happening when the friend came ashore dragging his injured friend.

"For Cape Cod we are experiencing an increasingly active shark population, which is a relatively new phenomenon for our region, requiring us to learn best practices in order to keep humans educated and safe", the statement says.

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It was the first fatal shark attack in MA since 1936, and the second shark attack this season.

'The inshore waters off Wellfleet are a feeding ground for Great White Sharks.

The man's death Saturday comes exactly a month after an August 15 shark attack off Cape Cod.

Emergency responders attempted to perform CRP on the man, who is thought to have suffered injuries to his lower body in the attack.

This is the second shark attack this summer off Cape Cod. Encounters with sharks are rare, but please remain alert, ' the sign said. "Right spot, wrong time, I guess". Lytton was airlifted to Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where he was treated for deep puncture wounds to his torso and leg.

Barnstable county commissioner Ron Beaty said he had warned something like this could happen. He said those officials were responsible for "this terrible shark attack" due to lack of attention and inaction.



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