TODAY | February 27, 2013
>>> a popular new zealand beach has been closed after a rare and deadly shark attack . police say a 47-year-old local man was swimming off beach when the shark, estimated to be about 14 feet long, attacked.
>> he just shout out, shark! and the next moment we saw him like rolling around. there was blood everywhere on the water.
>> experts say the shark was likely a great white. it was eventually scared away by police gunfire.