MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Kristine and Ren Weiskopf, who are visiting Miami Beach from Minnesota, spent most of Sunday at the hospital after their 9-year-old son was bitten by a shark.
Kristine said she and her son, Jay, were in the water only for a few minutes.
“I was holding his hand the whole time and he was kind of body surfing a little bit and he had fallen on his stomach,” Kristine said.
When she pulled him up, Kristine noticed what she said was a chunk of skin missing from the boy’s shoulder.
“He just said, ‘Ow,’ and I