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OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. – A shark bit a 7-year-old girl swimming at North Carolina’s Ocean Isle Beach over the weekend, officials said.

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According to WWAY and WRAL, the incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. Sunday near Concord Road. The girl, who was swimming in the area, suffered a bite wound to the calf, authorities said.

Authorities ordered everyone out of the water and rushed the child to a nearby hospital, where she is expected to make a full recovery, WRAL reported.

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