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Shark Sighting Off South Coast Prompts Warning For Beachgoers

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(Ventura Police Department Photo)
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Shark spotted of of Ventura Pier Sunday afternoon

A Great White Shark sighting off the South Coast has prompted a warning to visitors at some beaches in the region.

The six to eight foot long shark was spotted off of the Ventura Pier Sunday afternoon. Ventura Police say the shark didn’t display any aggressive behavior, but the sighting still prompted the posting of warning signs on beaches near the pier.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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