Sunday, March 3, 2013

Shark Attack Kills Lone Swimmer in New Zealand

On February 28, 2013, Adam Strange was killed during a shark attack at an Auckland beach.

The victim was swimming alone approximatey 300 meters off shore when the attack occurred.  Lifequards witnessed the attack and attempted to reach him but he had alreay expired when they arrived.  Both lifeguards and police offices in a helicopter opened fire on the shark but it was unknown if they had hit the target.

Read more of the initial story here. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Photo from article

Follow up stories:
Beach tribute for shark-attack victim (Stuff.co.nz)
Editorial: Shark attack no reason to stay out of the water (New Zealan Herald)

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