A woman was allegedly shot to death inside a South Los Angeles residence by a suspect who then barricaded himself inside before he was arrested by police was identified Saturday.

DeShawn Allen, 35, died at the scene of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

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 Allen dead inside, authorities said.

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