WELLFLEET, MASS. (WHDH) - Massachusetts State Police are warning swimmers to use caution after their airwing spotted a “large white shark” near swimmers off Cape Cod on Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers in the helicopter say they spotted the shark off Newcomb Hollow Beach on the Truro-Wellfleet line.

Local authorities were notified about the sighting.

Lifeguards scrambled to evacuate everyone from the water.

Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere, was killed in a shark attack off Newcomb Hollow Beach last summer.

Life-saving measures were attempted on the beach before he was taken to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, where he was pronounced dead.


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