Around 5:30 a.m. the SWAT division of the New Orleans Police Department were called to a residence in the 1700 block of Palmer Avenue near Loyola University, according to a NOPD press release.

Officials say there is a woman barricaded inside the home and is armed with a firearm.

Shortly after 7 a.m. police officials report the female barricaded in the home has surrendered peacefully.

More information to come.