Father, daughter encounter hammerhead shark off coast of Sunset Beach

A hammerhead shark hooked on a fishing line was captured on video off the coast of Sunset Beach on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. (Photos courtesy Orlando Cosme)

A Garden Grove father and daughter encountered a hammerhead shark while they were fishing off the coast of Sunset Beach Sunday afternoon.

Robert Wagner, owner of Wagner Charters, said Orlando Cosme and his 14-year-old daughter were searching for yellowtail when they snagged a 10-foot Hammerhead. Cosme and Wagner ended up wrestling with the shark for a few minutes.

The family and Wagner shared the story, which was all caught on camera, using #ABC7Eyewitness.

Everyone was OK, and Cosme summed up the experience with a simple "Wow."
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