A man allegedly shot a woman to death inside a South Los Angeles residence then barricaded himself inside before he was arrested by police, authorities said Monday.

Police initially received a call at 3:50 p.m. Sunday about an assault with a deadly weapon at a residence in the 8900 block of South Avalon Boulevard, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

A SWAT team was called to the scene after the suspect barricaded himself inside the residence, she said.

The suspect surrendered to police at 5:39 p.m. and officers found the woman, believed in her 40s, dead inside, the officer said.

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