Shark bite at Paradise Beach

A MAN aged in his 40s received serious lacerations to his lower leg after being bitten by a shark at Paradise Beach on Sunday, December 28.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said Sale paramedics attended to the man after a call-out just before 1pm.

The man was fishing when he caught a shark which subsequently bit him.

He was taken to Central Gippsland Health Service and was in a serious but stable condition before being conveyed to Knox Private Hospital for more treatment.