9-Year-Old Who Survived Miami Shark Attack Left With 120 Stitches

March 23, 2021

A Florida beach vacation turned into a nightmare for one Minnesota family when 9-year-old Jay Weiskopf was bitten on the shoulder by a shark. Now the family is speaking out about the harrowing ordeal that left a jagged trail of stitches on the boy’s shoulder. Jay’s mom, Kristine, says her son suddenly yelled as he was playing in waist-deep water in Miami. She lifted him up and saw a “big chunk missing” from his shoulder. The boy was hospitalized Sunday but cleared to return home to Minnesota.

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