(NEWSER– A swimmer was killed by what witnesses say was a "huge" shark in a rare attack in New Zealand today. Police in inflatable boats shot at and hit the shark, which is believed to have been a great white around 14 feet long, but they say it swam away afterward, the New Zealand Herald reports. A fisherman says he saw the shark attack the man when he was about 650 feet off the popular Muriwai beach near Auckland.

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