Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing the investigation into a shark attack that occurred in the surf near Indian Beach within Ecola State Park on Monday afternoon.
On October 10, at about 4:00 PM, (OSP) troopers and local first responders were dispatched to a shark bite victim at Indian Beach located within Ecola State Park.
On arrival OSP troopers and first responders located the victim, identified as JOSEPH TANNER, age 29, from Portland, with injuries sustained from a shark attack. Preliminary information indicates that Mr. Tanner was surfing out in the ocean when he was attacked by a shark. Mr. Tanner sustained bites to his upper thigh and lower leg. Mr. Tanner was stabilized on scene and was transported via air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland with serious injuries.
OSP troopers from the Astoria Area Command are continuing the investigation.