6-year-old boy survives alligator attack

6-year-old boy survives alligator attack

April 22, 2013 Updated Apr 22, 2013 at 11:55 AM EDT

A 6-year-old boy is lucky to be alive following a recent encounter with an alligator.

According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, a 6-year-old boy survived an alligator attack last Friday after his father and other bystanders were able to fight off the alligator.

The boy was in the water near a boat ramp when the alligator clamped onto his arm, according to the Sun-Sentinel report. The alligator was captured and killed, according to the Sun-Sentinel report.

Read the South Florida Sun-Sentinel report HERE.

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