Shark attack in Oregon

Clatsop County, Ore. – Police and first responders were dispatched Monday afternoon to a reported shark bite at Indian Beach located within Ecola State Park in Clatsop County.

Oregon State Police said the victim, identified as 29-year-old Portland resident Joseph Tanner, was surfing in the ocean when he was attacked by a shark. Tanner was bit on his upper thigh and lower leg. He was stabilized at the scene and transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

OSP troopers are continuing the investigation.


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