Ormond Beach surfer survives shark bite at New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- An 18-year-old Ormond Beach man suffered a shark bite Wednesday in New Smyrna Beach, officials said.

The man was surfing near Ponce de Leon Inlet and coming to shore when the bite happened, said Capt. Tammy Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

The man suffered minor foot lacerations. He said he didn't see the shark.

He was treated at the scene and released, Marris said.