Quogue, NY- In a summer that’s had more shark sightings than ever before, officials on the East End of Long Island say they got a call Wednesday morning about a dead shark that had washed up onto the beach front. Quogue Village Police say they responded to the area in between 80 and 90 Dune Road in the Village of Quogue and located the shark, which was reported to be about seven to eight feet in length. Officials say they arrived on scene around 9:30 in the morning and took photographs of the shark but it washed back out to sea before they could secure it for an examination. Quoge Village Police Department are now asking anyone who spots the shark, to give them a call at 631-653-4731. Local police are also advising swimmers and boaters to use caution in the area.
By Brett Levine
Photos: Quogue Village Police Department