NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Three officers were killed and three others injured when a gunman opened fire on them in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday. Local officials and Middle Tennessee police departments have offered their condolences and thoughts on the shooting.
Very sad news coming out of Baton Rouge, LA. My prayers go out to @BRPD as they work through this situation.
— Lt. Tyler Chandler (@TylerJChandler) July 17, 2016
Our nation cannot continue down this path. We are praying for Baton Rouge and continuing to pray for our country. pic.twitter.com/ISL0aIP6gc
— Mt. Juliet Police (@MtJulietPolice) July 17, 2016
Praying for Baton Rouge Law Enforcement with sad news of more officers shot to death and injured this morning.
— Wilson Co Sheriff (@wilsonsheriff) July 17, 2016
Hard to hear the news coming out of Baton Rouge about officers shot, killed. Prayers for their families & community, and America.
— Franklin Police Dept (@FranklinTNPD) July 17, 2016
The Dickson Police Department asks everyone to be with the Baton Rouge Police Department in your thoughts and… https://t.co/qQ0dkx3bmr
— Dickson Police Dept. (@dicksonpolice) July 17, 2016
Hearing of the unfolding situation in Baton Rouge, my heart aches. I hope for safety and peace for those enduring this dreadful nightmare
— Megan Barry (@MayorMeganBarry) July 17, 2016
THP sends our thoughts & prayers to the Baton Rouge Police Dept & the families of the brave officers killed serving. God Bless #BatonRouge
— TN Highway Patrol (@TNHighwayPatrol) July 17, 2016