Ballard's friend, along with 5 children were in the apartment when the incident happened. The friend was stabbed once in the arm while trying to intervene.
Temple Police along with Philadelphia Police arrived and found the injured women inside. Carter had locked himself inside of the bathroom and was taken into custody by police at the scene.
Ballard was transported to Temple University Hospital in critical condition, but later died as a result of her injuries.
Carter faces numerous charges.