Police officer shot in face, shooter holed up in motel room

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BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A police officer has been shot in the face at a Massachusetts motel, where the shooter is holed up in a room.Police have officers and vehicles stationed around the grounds of the Motel 6 in Braintree, just south of Boston.Police say officers were at the motel to check a person's warrant status Friday night when the person opened fire, hitting one officer. They say the officer has been hospitalized for surgery and is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.Witnesses say they heard at least three gunshots, possibly up to seven or eight.Many rooms at the motel have been evacuated. A nearby train station has been closed.Police say they hope to contact and negotiate wRead more on Colorado Springs Gazette
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