Delaney was shot in the face Friday night when he and other Braintree Police responded to the Motel 6 at 125 Union St. around 9:30 p.m.to serve a warrant regarding a domestic case to 25-year-old Tizaya Jordan Robinson.
Officials said Delaney may need surgery to remove the bullet from his head.
A police officer has been shot in the face at a MA motel, where the shooter is holed up in a room.
Officers approached the room with caution as Robinson had active warrants out of Dorchester District Court for assault and battery, attempted kidnapping and threatening to commit a crime. The bullet remains lodged in Delaney's head and he is will likely undergo surgery. He is expected to survive.
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Police moved a robotic camera into the room around 2 a.m. Saturday morning and found Robinson dead with multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the head that the DA said appeared to be self-inflicted.
Delaney has been with the Braintree Police Department since 2010 and has been awarded two life-saving awards.
"He has performed on a regular basis in an admirable way and he is an excellent police officer", said Braintee Mayor Joe Sullivan.
Robinson remained barricaded inside the motel until nearly 2 a.m. when police heard shots ring out. "We have sent numerous patrols to assist local police in setting up a perimeter outside (the) motel", Procopio said.
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