HONOLULU (AP) - Maui officials say a 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials say firefighters responded Wednesday to a youth center, where they found the man outside.
He told them he was swimming about 200 yards offshore when he was bitten on his left foot by a gray shark between 6- and 8-feet long.
Officials say the man swam to shore and walked to the center. He had as many as six cuts on his foot.
Responders provided first aid and the man was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center.
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