American woman is attacked and killed by a shark while snorkeling off the Bahamas
- An American woman was attacked by a shark and died from her wounds Wednesday while swimming in the Bahamas
- She was snorkeling near Rose Island around 2pm when the shark attacked
- She was pronounced dead shortly after she was transported to shore
- Police are investigating the incident
An American tourist has died after she was attacked by a shark while swimming in the Bahamas on Wednesday.
Jordan Lindsay, 21, of Torrance, California was snorkeling near Rose Island in the North Atlantic Ocean waters around 2pm when she was attacked.
Investigators believe there were three sharks involved in the vicious attack.
Her parents Lindsay’s parents said they saw the sharks approaching and yelled to warn her but she couldn’t flee in time.
She was pronounced dead shortly after she was transported to shore, the Royal Bahamas Police Force say.
An American woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while snorkeling near Rose Island in the Bahamas (above) on Wednesday, authorities say
Additional information was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.
Rose Island is a small piece of land northeast of Nassau.