SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Chatham County Police Department (CCPD) responded to a situation involving an armed elderly person with dementia at The Landings Saturday night.
According to police, the person was acting very confused about their surroundings around 11:30 p.m. The individual had a firearm and refused to let someone else inside the home leave.
CCPD called the Chatham County SWAT Team for assistance. Negotiators were able to convince the elderly patient with dementia to peacefully exit the home.
Police say that no one was injured during the incident. The elderly patient was transported to the hospital for evaluation.