MIAMI (WSVN) - U.S. Coast Guard crews came to the rescue of a man off Bimini after, officials said, he was bitten by a shark.

Officials said the victim was rescued from a fishing boat, Monday afternoon.

Rescuers placed a tourniquet on the 51-year-old man’s arm to prevent further blood loss.

The patient was flown to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

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