Surfer attacked by shark in California

A man suffered major injuries to his stomach and his leg after a shark attack near Monterey Bay.
1:43 | 06/23/22

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MICHAEL. >> ALL RIGHT, RACHEL, THANK YOU. >>> NOW TO THAT SHARK ATTACK OFF THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA. A MAN RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES. WILL CARR IS IN SANTA MONICA WITH HOW GOOD SAMARITANS GOT HIM OUT OF THE WATER. GOOD MORNING, WILL. >> Reporter: GOOD MORNING, MICHAEL. SOME EXPERTS ARE CALLING THIS THE SUMMER OF THE SHARK BECAUSE OF THE DRAMATIC INCREASE IN SHARKS THAT HAVE BEEN SEEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY. IT COMES AS WE JUST SAW THAT TERRIFYING ATTACK HERE IN CALIFORNIA. NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING AFTER THAT HORRIFIC SHARK ATTACK OFF THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA. >> GETTING A REPORT THAT SOMEBODY GOT ATTACKED BY A SHARK. >> Reporter: WATCH AS SURFERS RACE TO HELP A MAN WHO SUFFERED MAJOR INJURIES TO HIS STOMACH AND HIS LEG. THE GOOD SAMARITANS GET HIM ON A BOARD AND RUSH HIM TO THE BEACH. >> YOU COULD TELL THE SOUND AND THE EMOTION IN HIS VOICE THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING DEFINITELY WRONG. >> WE HAD TO QUICKLY CUT HIS WET SUIT OFF HIM AND OPEN IT ALL UP AND TRY TO APPLY THE TOURNIQUETS TO EACH LIMB AND HIS ABDOMEN. >> Reporter: AUTHORITIES SHUTTING DOWN THE BEACH IMMEDIATELY LAUNCHING A DRONE TRYING TO TRACK THE SHARK BUT SO FAR NO SIGNS. >> WE SEE DOLPHINS AND WHALES ROUTINELY, SEA LIONS, HARBOR SEAL, LOTS OF SWIMMERS, LOTS OF PADDLEBOARDERS BUT NEVER A SHARK. >> Reporter: WHILE THEY'RE RARE THERE WERE 73 UNPROVOKED ATTACKS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES LAST YEAR. THAT NUMBER RISING AFTER THREE YEARS ON THE DECLINE. >> LOOK AT THIS MONSTER. >> Reporter: WITH RECENT SIGHTINGS ON BOTH COAST, ONLOOKERS IN NANTUCKET ENCOUNTERING THIS GREAT WHITE SHARK IN THE NORTHEAST. >> WOW! >> Reporter: THANKFULLY THOSE GOOD SAMARITANS WERE ABLE TO APPLY TOURNIQUETS TO THE SWIMMER BEFORE HE WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL AND THAT BEACH IS GOING TO BE CLOSED

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