According to police, when they arrived, the man was stabbing his 57-year-old victim during a domestic dispute.
Responding officers confronted him on the balcony of his apartment. When he refused to drop the knife, they shot him once in the abdomen.
Police pulled the woman away from the shot suspect, as he retreated back into his apartment.
She was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
After several hours of talking with him on the phone, the shot man surrendered. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in stable condition.
Charges against the man are pending.