Shark attack at Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, Usa

Shark attack details: Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, 26-Jun-1958
Date of attack: Jun 26th 1958
Location: Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida
Shark species: 2.1 m [7'] nurse shark; identified by Dr. E. Clark on color & tooth impressions
Name of victim: Eric Napier Cockerill
Age of victim: 59 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Wading
Injury: Right foot bitten when he walked into shark's head PROVOKED INCIDENT

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