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Posted: April 17, 2015

Shark found lurking in Florida man's backyard

Photo credit: YouTube screenshot
Photo credit: YouTube screenshot

By Samantha Jordan

WDBO - Orlando


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Go ahead and file this under the 'things you don't ever want to see in your backyard' category. 

A Bonita Springs, Florida resident got a shock when he looked outside and saw an eight to nine foot long bull shark swimming in the backyard of his condo. 

Richard Frey tells WINK-TV: "I'm worried. I won't let our grandkids go in the water. Someone is going to be attacked here."

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Residents say it's not the first time they've seen a shark so close to home. According to neighbors, the sharks return because someone keeps throwing bait into the water to lure the sharks in closer.

Now they're asking the city to get involved to prohibit fishing. According to Florida law, regulation of fish is from the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Watch the terrifying video HERE.

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