Man in Stable Conditon After Being Attacked by Shark Off Maui Beach

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A man was attacked by a shark Saturday off a Maui beach, suffering lacerations to his leg and hand, authorities said.

Maui County spokeswoman Ellen Pelissero said the man, who is in his mid-20s, was attacked near Kihei. He was listed in stable condition at Maui Memorial.

Details on the attack and the identity of the victim weren't available.

As a precaution, authorities closed beaches about one mile in either direction of the attack.