Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Kentucky Teen Recovering From Shark Bite

A 17-year old tourist from Louisville Kentucky suffered six puncture wounds from a shark bite, but was able to punch the shark as it was biting her to try to drive it away. Caitlyn Taylor suffered a bite wound to her leg yesterday while swimming the in the Gulf of...

Kentucky Teen Suffers Apparent Shark Bite

A 17-year old tourist from Kentucky suffered a bite wound to her leg today while swimming the in the Gulf of Mexico behind a condominium at 1040 East Highway 98 in Destin. Witnesses say a five foot shark bit the girl while she was near the second sandbar around 3:39...