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Great White

Shark Attack

Insane Video

7/6/2014 6:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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A great white shark attacked a swimmer in Manhattan Beach CA and it was all caught on video.

The 7-foot shark was struggling on the wrong end of a fishing line near the pier. Shortly before the attack, the fisherman tried in vain for 40 minutes to reel the shark in ... the shark was agitated when some long- distance swimmers unwittingly crossed its path.

As video rolled ... the great white attacked one of the swimmers. People on the pier where the video was shot initially didn't realize someone was injured but soon thereafter it became apparent and they screamed at the people in the water to swim for their lives.

The attack victim sustained moderate injuries to his torso and is in stable condition.

The fisherman eventually cut the line.

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TMZ Sports got this video shot last month of a 6-foot great white near the shoreline of Manhattan beach, as paddle boarders circled it.

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194 COMMENTS

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76.

Chris    

"you are" = you're "your" means it belongs to you (is that your phone? What is your phone number? etc.). This is pretty simple. YOU'RE WELCOME!

47 days ago
77.

MoniB    

The people who were filing knew way before someone got bit and were being a bunch of *******s!!!

47 days ago
78.

jimchi92    

why are these ****s laughing.

47 days ago
79.

TuxThePenguin    

the only thing funny about this whole story is "TMZ Sports..."

47 days ago
80.

maleelo blahlick    

Sharks are our friends, just ask Laird Hamilton

47 days ago
81.

dude    

Fisherman will be charged eventually. If not held civilly accountable

46 days ago
82.

Nikki    

I bet they also laughed when the world trade center collapsed.

46 days ago
83.

TuxThePenguin    

so...who's the "celebrity" here? The shark, the victim, the dumbass "videographer...?" hmmm. "TMZ Sports." lol

46 days ago
84.

Eye roll     

Insane? Hope you paid these kids $50 and gave them a $50 gift card to a swanky Hollywood hotspot. Where you can make up the $100 shooting fat ass Kim k walking with duck Michael Jackson face. Hahahahaha

46 days ago
85.

Phreaky    

wow, nice video of a shark swimming and 2 paddleboarders circling. WTF does this not say video of the shark attack?

46 days ago
86.

bart    

TMZ takes this down. A shark biting a swimmer is NOT funny.

46 days ago
87.

Jeff    

Insane video? It sucked. Quit your lying, TMZ

46 days ago
88.

Azgal    

Sad story. There are two victims here.

46 days ago
89.

JAG II    

That video was dumb

46 days ago
90.

Babs1982SV    

This is absolutely disgusting I couldn't tell what the video was with all the laughter the I heard a mans scream and instantly shut it off. Take this video down what a slap in the face to the victim and his family.

46 days ago
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