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'#BackTheBlue’: These are the condolences local law enforcement are offering to the officer killed on Saturday night

Greg Abbott reaction on fallen Houston Police Sgt. Christopher Brewster's on Dec. 7, 2019.
Greg Abbott reaction on fallen Houston Police Sgt. Christopher Brewster's on Dec. 7, 2019. (KPRC)

Local law enforcement and city officials offered their condolences as they learned that a Houston police officer was killed Saturday in the line of duty.

The shooting was reported around 6 p.m. in east Houston. The officer was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Here’s a look at the early reactions from law enforcement and city officials.