Michigan State Police are asking residents in the area of I-75 and Gaynier in Monroe County to stay off their roofs.
According to police, residents are not safe there as they work to negotiate the peaceful surrender of a gunman.
Chopper 7 was over the scene this morning which showed nearly a dozen Michigan State Police vehicles and a SWAT truck on scene.
We're told they are negotiating with the man.
Michigan State Police held a news conference to update the standoff with a suicidal man on I-75 in Monroe County near Laplaisance Rd.
Both directions of I-75 are closed in the area while they try to negotiate a peaceful surrender. He is in the car alone.
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, and according to MSP, he has made threats against law enforcement officers.
This all started around 2:30 a.m. when Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies received a call about a suicidal man. They did a welfare check and found him in a car in Pontiac. They engaged in a pursuit, but called it off near University Dr.
The suspect allegedly was streaming on Facebook Live and a gun was seen in the car.
Michigan State Police officers picked him up on I-75 and deployed spike strips which caused him to crash near mile marker 7 on southbound I-75.
Michigan State Police say hostage negotiators are talking with a suicidal suspect on I-75 near Laplaisance Rd. in Monroe County.
. Hostage negotiators are speaking with the suspect at this time. Avoid the area as traffic will become an issue as this incident continues.