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MSP: Suspect dead after standoff in Montcalm County, manner of death unknown

Police responded to the call at around 4:30 p.m. and upon arrival the man opened fire at troopers.

MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich — Update 9:09 p.m.:

Michigan State Police troopers have stated that the suspect has died. They say that the manner of death is currently unknown. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Update 8:40 p.m.: 

Michigan State Police are on a scene in Montcalm County where they say a man has barricaded himself inside a barn with a gun.

Police responded to the 9700 block of North Wyman near Edgar Road at around 4:30 p.m. and upon arrival the man opened fire at troopers.

The man is still inside the barn, but police do not believe there is a threat to the public. 

Original Story, 7:14 p.m.:

Michigan State Police troopers are currently responding to a critical incident in Montcalm County.

MSP is asking that people avoid the area.

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