Bull Shark Spotted in Atwood Lake
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What was to be just another day at the beach turned into a nightmare for one family at the Atwood Beach.
Connie Ferguson and her family drove down to Atwood Beach from Canton for a day of fun and sun. But, after a few hours of swimming and playing, her son Jacob noticed something in the water that shouldn't be there. It is believed to be a bull shark.
The bull shark, also known as the Zambezi shark, is a requiem shark commonly found worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers. The bull shark is known for its aggressive nature, predilection for warm shallow water, and presence in freshwater systems including lakes and rivers.
Officials are awaiting conformation from Ohio Fish and Game before declaring the beach closed, but they are keeping an eye on the situation. Anyone that has a picture of the shark is encouraged to forward it on to M.W.C.D.
Reporter: Malcome Holcomb
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