6:30 p.m. update: One person has been taken into custody without incident. The Thruway has reopened in both directions.
Both the east and westbound lanes of traffic on the New York State Thruway between exit 47 in Leroy and exit 48 in Batavia continue to be shutdown by New York State Police. The initial shutdown occurred around 1 p.m.
Troopers are investigating an apparent suicidal individual that possibly has a weapon in their possession.
We will update this story as more information is made available.