Possible shark attack at Jones Beach

Possible shark attack at Jones Beach

Park officials say a Jones Beach lifeguard was possibly bitten by a shark Monday afternoon.

The lifeguard was swimming at the time and suffered a 1-inch bite on his calf. It happened. near the Jones Beach Central Mall. The lifeguard reportedly saw a fin beforehand.

He was treated by EMS at the scene.

Swimming was suspended and State police responded with a drone but did not find a shark. Swimming resumed shortly after 2 p.m. Officials are working to determine if it was actually a shark. There are currently no restrictions on swimming.

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)