BALTIMORE - A barricade situation at a home in the 1100 block of N Parish Street ended peacefully after nearly six hours.
Sixteen city blocks were closed during the standoff, causing delays for motorists.
Officials say the barricade involved an off-duty police officer. One person was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound. Police asked residents of the area to stay indoors.
The off duty officer is part of a special operations section. Officials say he is not a current member of SWAT but is tactically trained. He has been identified as 20-year veteran officer James Smith.
The woman removed from the home, according to authorities, died in the hospital. Police say she is Kendra Diggs.
Officials say Smith had a toddler in the home during the standoff. At 8:18 p.m. they announced the child was no longer in the residence and was taken to a safe location. The toddler is the son of Smith.
After 9 p.m. Smith gave himself up to Baltimore Police.
Smith has been charged with first degree murder and a handgun violation. He is scheduled to be in court Wednesday morning for a bail review.