Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to the 900 block of Woodlow Street just after 2:00 a.m. for reports of a shooting.
A 27-year-old female victim was located in an apartment with a single gunshot wound to her head. Medics transported her to Allegheny General Hospital in critical condition.
The victim was shot by a known male actor during a domestic dispute. The actor then fled the residence and sought refuge in a nearby apartment.
The actor proceeded to barricade himself in the residence, initiating a SWAT response. Operators were ultimately successful in making contact with the male.
Just after 5:00 a.m., he surrendered without further incident and was taken into custody.