'Who lassoed this shark?' Family cuts shark loose from rope off Florida coast

A Florida family enjoying some time out on the water came across a shark that needed help.

David Torres says he and his family were scalloping in Cape San Blas when a boat motored up "hollering about a shark."

In a Facebook post, Torres says a 15-foot rope was wrapped around the shark.

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"Who lassoed this shark?" someone is heard asking in the clip.

Torres used a knife that was on the boat and was able to cut the shark free. 

"Go baby!" a woman says as the shark swims away.

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The video has racked up thousands of views on social media – and lots of praise for Torres and his family. 

One commenter wrote: "We need more people like this guy."

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