GREEN BAY, Wis. — A suspect in the deaths of two men in Green Bay stabbed an officer in the face as law enforcement arrested him following a chase, according to police.

The officer was taken to the hospital, underwent surgery and is expected to recover.

Officers responded to reports of gunshots at a Green Bay apartment about 8:30 p.m. Monday and found the two victims. One man was found dead in the hallway and the other was inside an apartment. Authorities have not said how the men died or commented on the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

Police began pursuing the suspect in a vehicle before he crashed near an intersection and began to flee on foot. As officers closed in on the man, he stabbed one in the face.

The suspect was also taken to the hospital and was to have surgery for a wrist injury.

Officials said the victims and suspect knew each other, and they don't believe the public is in any danger.