Sep. 2, 2013 10:00am Fred Lucas
Labor Day weekend will perhaps always be memorable for nine-year-old Connor Baker, as he was bitten by a shark at St. Augustine Beach, Fla.
While the attack, itself, was startling enough, the young boy’s reaction, too, is worth noting.
“He was hilarious, he came out of the water with his hands over his head yelling ‘I got bit by a shark.’ He was so excited,” said Ryan Baker, Conner’s father.
Connor was with some friends Sunday south of Ocean Trace Ramp. Around noon, the shark bit into his left left on his calf, First Coast News reported. The injury was reportedly minor, but serious enough that the boy was transported to Flagler hospital and received nine stitches.