Shark attack at Galveston Bay, Texas, Usa

Shark attack details: Galveston Bay, Texas, 28-Apr-18
Date of attack: April 28th 2018
Location: Galveston Bay, Texas
Shark species: Sandtiger shark'
Name of victim: Mike Ruthenback
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Forearm bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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