In an incident that sent shockwaves through the city, a woman was attacked by a shark at Rockaway Beach. The incident occurred on Monday, close to 6 p.m., leaving the woman critically injured and causing panic among beachgoers.

Authorities swiftly responded to the distress call, rushing to Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Beach to provide emergency aid to the victim. Police applied a tourniquet to the victim. The woman, whose age remains unknown at this time, suffered a severe leg injury during the attack.

Bystanders and fellow beach enthusiasts watched in horror as the woman was quickly transported to Jamaica Hospital for immediate medical attention. Her condition remains critical as medical professionals work tirelessly to stabilize her.

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Authorities are investigating the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the attack. Beachgoers are advised to exercise caution and report any suspicious marine activity.

For now, the investigation continues, and the residents of Queens, NYC, are left contemplating the delicate balance between humans and the wild, unpredictable nature of the sea.