NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police took a man into custody, and found a woman dead with stab wounds, following a standoff in a Bronx public housing development.

Around 5:30 p.m., police were sent to a building at 1609 E. 174th St. in the Bronx River Houses development, amid reports of a suspect armed with a knife in an apartment.

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When officers arrived, the suspect barricaded himself in the apartment, police said.

About two and a half hours later at 8 p.m., police took the man into custody, and found a woman of an unknown age with stab wounds, police said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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The suspect was taken to Jacobi Medical Center with lacerations, police said.

The investigation continued late Thursday.

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