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Suspect in deaths of 2 men stabs officer during arrest

Posted at 2:51 PM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 15:57:51-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police say 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.

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.

One man was found dead in the hallway and the other was inside an apartment. 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.

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