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Video of shark being dragged by boat prompts FWC investigation

Video of shark being dragged by boat prompts investigation by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is investigating a video that shows a shark being dragged behind a boat by a group of individuals at a high rate of speed.

The video has been circulating on multiple social media sites, according to the FWC. The agency tells CBS12 it's trying to identify the individuals in the video and where the incident took place. It's currently unknown whether any violations took place in this incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the FWC’s Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922 or submit an anonymous tip online at Tip@MyFWC.com.

(WARNING: The caption on the Instagram video below contains profanity. Viewer discretion advised.)


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