Woman Attacked by Shark in Florida

Woman Attacked by Shark in Florida

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A woman who was bitten in the leg by a shark while swimming off Fort Lauderdale is expected to be released from the hospital, Monday.

According to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, it may have been a shark that bit 22-year-old Jessica Vaughn.

The victim's boyfriend said he and a group of friends were inner tubing in the Intracoastal Waterway.

Vaughn underwent surgery and is expected to be OK.

Loved ones said Vaughn does not have health insurance. They have set up a GoFundMe account to help pay for her medical bills. If you would like to make a donation, log on to


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