Person hospitalized after gator bite at Lake Thonotosassa

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Alligator. (Credit: CBS News)

One person was injured after being bitten by an alligator in Thonotosassa, Florida on Wednesday.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) was contacted about a person who was bitten by an alligator around 3:45 p.m. WFLA reported.

The victim was taken to the hospital but the extent of the injuries was unknown.

FWC said they sent a nuisance alligator trapper to Lake Thonotosassa where the bite happened.

FWC is leading the investigation into the incident.

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