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Public warned after possible sighting of 2 sharks off La Jolla Cove

Posted at 1:17 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 16:27:52-04

LA JOLLA, Calif. (KGTV) – Two sharks were reportedly spotted in the water near La Jolla Cove Monday, prompting San Diego Lifeguards to patrol the area and warn potential beachgoers.

According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials, some kayakers informed lifeguards that they spotted what they believed were two sharks swimming near the Cove.

In response, lifeguards went on patrol to look for the sharks and interviewed others who may have seen them.

Lifeguards also informed those in the immediate area of the possible shark sighting.

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As of 1 p.m., the beach was not shut down.