By Austin Carter

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man inside an apartment.

Detectives said it happened Wednesday in the area of Northwest 13th Street and 2nd Avenue at around 8 a.m.

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Arriving officers found a dead man inside the home.

The alleged shooter reportedly tried to escape in the victim’s car and then barricaded herself inside when officers tried to approach her.

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“Our SWAT team and our hostage negations team were called to the scene and after a brief confrontation with the suspect she did immediately surrender,” says Casey Liening, Fort Lauderdale Police Department spokesperson.

Police arrested 41-year-old Juanita Sawyer.

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Investigators are working to figure out what might have led to the incident.