VIDEO: Shark caught in ankle-deep water; pulled back into ocean

VIDEO: Shark caught in ankle-deep water; pulled back into ocean
Some people fishing at the South End of Fort Fisher were in for a surprise Sunday morning when they hooked a shark. (Source: Sharon Johnson)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Some people fishing at the South End of Fort Fisher were in for a surprise Sunday morning when they hooked a shark.

A video sent to WECT shows a man pulling the shark by its back fin to help guide it back into the ocean.

RAW: Shark pulled back into ocean

“[It was] a little scary because when you were just shin deep you couldn’t see him,” said Sharon Johnson, who sent the video.

Johnson went on to explain they had caught baby sharks before, “but to see one this size and know it’s right off shore is scary.”

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