SAVANNAH, GA. (November 16, 2013): Injuries were averted Saturday when a Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police negotiator convinced an armed woman who had threatened members of her family and herself to surrender peacefully.

The 41-year-old woman had threatened others and herself about 1:30 p.m. in her residence off Fort Argyle Road near Old River Road.

West Chatham Precinct officers, SWAT Team and the SCMPD Hostage Negotiation Team surrounded the residence, closing traffic on Fort Argyle for about 30 minutes. No injuries were reported. She was transported for evaluation.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives continue to investigate the incident.