No injuries after one hour standoff in Liberty Co. - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

No injuries after one hour standoff in Liberty Co.

LIBERTY CO., GA (WTOC) -

A standoff safely ends in Liberty County after deputies receive a call about a man threatening to hurt himself or someone else.

It happened around noon at a home on Fleming Loop Road off of Leroy Coffer Highway. The Liberty County Sheriff's Department Special Response Team responded and a negotiator talked the man out of the house without incident.

"There was a lot of other citizens in the area where the threats were made. We knew the guy was armed. We had to secure the perimeter to make sure the other civilians were safe,” said Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.

The investigation is ongoing and the standoff suspect is undergoing an evaluation at Liberty Memorial Hospital.

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