Belfast high schooler killed in shooting

Saturday Morning Maine
Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 10:35 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 10, 2023 at 3:25 PM EST
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BELFAST, Maine (WABI) -The student who was killed by a gunshot wound Thursday in Belfast has been identified.

Belfast Police were called to a Marsh Road residence just after 7 a.m. for a report of a victim with a gunshot wound.

Police say when officers arrived, they found Linnaeus Orlov, a sophomore at Belfast High School suffering from serious injuries.

Orlov was taken to Waldo County General Hospital then flown to a Bangor hospital where he died.

Police say they are working closely with high school administration and staff during this difficult time.