Houston & Peach

Houston County negotiators peacefully end standoff

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 about 5 p.m., said Sgt. Tim Chapman.SWAT team officers were on the scene, and barricades were erected around the home. 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.