Oct 23, 2012 5:09 PM by KSBY Staff
(KSBY) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department confirms a 38-year-old man has died as the result of a shark attack.
Sheriff's officials say the man and three other friends were surfing just before 11:00 AM Tuesday off of Surf Beach near Lompoc.
One of the man's friends pulled him out of the water after the attack and called 911.
The Vandenberg Air Force Base Fire Department was the first to respond, but emergency crews were unable to revive the man.