Police: Shark attacks person off Oregon coast

Blacktip reef sharks are common in the lagoons of the Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. (Kydd Pollock)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a shark has attacked a person who was in the water north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://goo.gl/hWP6FC ) a male was attacked near Ecola State Park on Monday.

Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Steve Mitchell says the man was possibly being flown to a hospital and said no further information was immediately available.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com