MARIETTA, Ga. — Community support is pouring out throughout metro Atlanta Thursday night after two Cobb County deputies were shot and killed in the line of duty while serving a warrant at a home in a Marietta neighborhood, according to authorities.
In an overnight update, the Cobb County Sheriff said an hours-long standoff had concluded and two suspects were in custody.
"Our hearts are broken here in Cobb County," Owens said. "It's a night of heartache for two families, two wives who have lost amazing husbands."
The South Fulton Police Department stated they were praying for the families of the fallen deputies Thursday night with the following post on their Facebook page.
The Conyers Police Department also offered its condolences.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr called the news devastating.
The Paulding County Sheriff's Office said they were heartbroken to hear about the news
Additionally, the Gainesville Police Department paid their condolences after the devastating news:
The Dunwoody Police Department said their officers are saddened to hear about the loss.
The Atlanta Police Department also sent condolences.
Thoughts and prayers came from the Kennesaw Police Department.
The University of West Georgia Police Department is keeping the families impacted by this tragedy in mind.