Girl recovering from shark bite in Galveston

(The Humble Observer)

While enjoying a day of fun near Pirates Bay in Galveston, 6-year-old Marin Alice Melton was playing in the water and having a great time with her parents and sibling.

In the shallow water, Marin was bitten by a shark on her lower leg Tuesday, June 14, and has been hospitalized since for surgery and recovery.

"Our sweet Marin Alice Melton is recovering from a shark bite from Pirates Beach in Galveston," Matthew posted on his GoFundMe.com page set-up to help with medical expenses for Marin. "She resides at the UTMB hospital in Galveston. Marin is supported by her loving Melton/ Corbett/DeYoung/Ritter/Hudson family. She welcomes prayers for the restoration of her lower left leg and foot.

For more on this story, go to our partner Houston Community Newspapers' The Humble Observer.
Related Topics:
newsshark attacksharksGalveston
(Copyright ©2016 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments