Elected officials, notable sports figures, and police departments from across the region offered their condolences on Twitter Sunday after a Weymouth police officer was fatally shot earlier in the day.

Officer Michael Chesna, 42, was killed in the line of duty, and a local woman was shot and killed in her home, according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s office.

Among those who paid their respects was Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was filmed by a local TV news station entering Weymouth’s police station and greeting officials there.

Governor Charlie Baker also said he was “deeply saddened” by the “tragic loss” of the two victims, adding that the state “is forever grateful for the courageous men and women who risk their lives to serve and protect our communities every single day.”


The mother of Sean Gannon, a Yarmouth police officer who was killed in the line of duty in April, said that her familed was grieving “wholeheartedly for the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Chesna, whose life and service cannot be retrieved or measured in this incomprehensible and egregious act of violence.”

“May public outrage stir us all to act to create the changes in the laws and virtuous culture that will give us all hope now and for future generations to come,” Denise Morency Gannon said in a statement to the Globe Sunday night.

Here’s a look at how others were reacting to the incident.