DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A woman is dead and a man arrested following a brief barricade in a Dyker Heights apartment police said Wednesday.
Police said they first responded to reports of an assault in progress at 7:10 a.m. on Bay Ridge Avenue, near Ninth Avenue.
A woman, 52, suffering multiple stab wounds to her torso was found dead, police said. A knife was also discovered near her body.
A man, 42, barricaded himself in an apartment bedroom before "quickly" surrendering, according to police.
He has been taken into custody, and charges are pending, police said.