Law enforcement agencies across metro show condolences for fallen Clayton County officer

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — The law enforcement community is expressing their condolences for a Clayton County officer killed in the line of duty Tuesday night.

Field Training Officer Henry Laxson was killed while responding to a domestic call in the area of Hwy. 42 and I-675 in Rex.

Two women and a suspect were also killed during the incident. A 12-year-old boy and another officer were shot as well.

As word spread about the officer’s death, law enforcement agencies across the metro took to social media to express their condolences and show their support for their fellow officer.

Here is a look at some of their posts:

The Henry County Sheriff's Office extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Clayton...

Posted by Henry County Sheriff's Office GA on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

On behalf of Chief T. Spivey and the City of Riverdale, we send our deepest condolence to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Henry Laxson. Rest in Heaven...thank you for your service!

Posted by Riverdale Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Officer Laxson and Clayton County Police Department during this difficult time.

Posted by Holly Springs Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our most heartfelt condolences to @claytoncountypolice and all of Ofc. Henry Laxson’s family and loved ones during this difficult time. Your service and sacrifice has not gone unnoticed 💙

Posted by Georgia Tech Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Peachtree City Police Department would like to send our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Clayton...

Posted by Peachtree City Police Department and Peachtree City Fire Rescue on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Cobb County Police Department would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Clayton County Police Department...

Posted by Cobb County Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

We are sad to learn about the death of Clayton County Police Officer Henry Laxon in the line of duty yesterday evening. Please keep his family, friends, and fellow officers in your thoughts and prayers.

Posted by City of Fayetteville, Georgia - Government on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Unfortunately, we again wake up to sad news, this time from Clayton County. Last night, two officers from the Clayton...

Posted by Duluth Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Union City Police Department sends our deepest sympathy to Clayton County Police Department with the death of FTO Henry...

Posted by Union City Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Prayers and condolences extended to the family, friends, and blue line family of slain Officer Henry Laxson of Clayton...

Posted by Gilmer County Sheriff's Office - Georgia on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

This morning, Sheriff Ezell Brown ordered the flags at the Newton County Sheriff's Office facilities to be flown at...

Posted by Newton County, GA Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Decatur Police Department along with police departments across the state today are sending our deepest sympathies...

Posted by City of Decatur Police Department, GA on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

We send our deepest sympathies to our brother and sisters with the Clayton County Police after they lost one of their own overnight. Rest Easy Officer Laxson, we have the watch from here.

Posted by Milton Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

This morning we would like to request prayers be sent to the Clayton County Police Department. We are praying for Field...

Posted by Fulton County Police Department, Atlanta, GA on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our hearts and prayers go out to to the family of Officer Henry Laxon and our brothers and sisters at the Clayton County...

Posted by City of Fayetteville Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

We join our colleagues in offering condolences to the family, friends, & coworkers of a slain officer. @...

Posted by Emory Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The East Point Police Department would like to send our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Clayton...

Posted by East Point Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our hearts are heavy today with the news of another officer involved shooting and death. Clayton County field training...

Posted by Lake City Police Department - Georgia on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our hearts and prayers go out to the Clayton County Police Department, Field Training Officer Henry Laxson, his family &...

Posted by Johns Creek Police Department on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Officer Laxson as well as with all of our brothers and sisters in blue at Clayton County Police Department.

Posted by Woodstock Police, GA on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our hearts and prayers are with Clayton County this morning as they lost one of their own, Officer Henry Laxson, during...

Posted by Carrollton Police Department - Georgia on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Peachtree City Police Department would like to send our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Clayton...

Posted by Peachtree City Police Department and Peachtree City Fire Rescue on Wednesday, December 1, 2021