Beachgoers and neighbors spotted this estimated 5-7-foot shark close to shore. Photo: Brian Thomas

VIDEO: Swimmers Encounter Shark Close to Shore at VA Bayfront Beach

They’re always there, but don’t often make their presence known along the shore. A sizable shark was spotted by a swimmer in the Chesapeake Bay, in a Virginia Beach neighborhood, attracting attention for hours as neighbors came to look.

Cheryl Costello speaks with experts, who are debating exactly which shark species it is. You can see for yourself below: