WHITMORE LAKE, Mich. -

Northbound U.S.-23 is shut down at 8 Mile Road in Whitmore Lake due to a police situation.

Traffic is exiting the highway at 8 Mile Road.

Police were pursuing a man wanted in an assault earlier on Monday in Ypsilanti. He pulled over on U.S.-23, pulled out a gun and shot himself.

The northbound side is expected to be shut down for hours while police investigate.