Live shark reportedly found in Florida condo swimming pool

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File photo of an oceanic blacktip shark, shown here in the waters of South Africa.

HYPOLUXO, Fla. — Officials are reportedly investigating an incident in which a live shark was found in a swimming pool at a Florida condominium complex.

According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the shark was found earlier this month by officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after a woman spotted it in the pool of the Mariner’s Cay condominium in Hypoluxo. The woman who discovered the shark said she saw two young men running from the pool, according to the Sun Sentinel.

According to officials, the live five-foot blacktip shark was removed from the pool and released back into the ocean.

The Sun Sentinel notes that blacktip sharks are a common species in the area, and have been known to bite humans.

According to the report, the incident is under investigation.

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