Man bitten by shark off Kona Coast

Reports: 12 - 14 foot tiger shark spotted

 UPDATED 10:56 PM HST Jun 18, 2013
Shark attack victim
KONA, Hawaii -

A man was bitten Tuesday off the Kona Coast of the Big Island by a shark.

According to initial reports, the 28-year-old man off the Mahai'ula section of   Kekaha Kai State Beach Park.

A 14 foot tiger shark was spotted in the area.

The park is just north of Keahole Airport.

The condition of the man and where he was bitten is still unknown.

Officials from Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Hawaii County Fire Department responded to the incident.

We will have more on this breaking story on KITV 4 News at 6 p.m. following Game 6 of the NBA Finals (3 p.m.)

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