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Houston County standoff ends peacefully

Negotiators with the Houston County Sheriff's Office peacefully ended a five hour standoff Sunday night.

Officers responded to a report of a distraught woman with a gun on Weaver Road at about 5 p.m., said Sgt. Tim Chapman.

SWAT team officers were on the scene and barricades were erected around the home but the woman surrendered to authorities shortly after 10 p.m. and was taken for medical treatment, Chapman said.

No charges were filed in the incident, he said.

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