A standoff lasting until the early hours of Saturday morning ended shortly before 4 a.m., when officers entered the home and found Honeycutt dead.
The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a statement about the incident WHEN saying Honeycutt 'appears to have sustained injuries consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound'.
No officers were injured in the altercation, according to LAPD.
Police brought in SWAT and LAPD's Crisis Negotiation Team and evacuated at least 30 residents from nearby homes while they attempted to get the suspect to surrender.
Honeycutt played for the Bruins from 2009 to 2011.
Honeycutt was first team All-Pac-10 in 2011 and was selected 35th overall by the Kings in the 2011 NBA Draft.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. He went to the Kings in 2011 National Basketball Association draft, but only played 24 National Basketball Association games before continuing his career overseas.
He spent a season playing for the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers before moving overseas to play for the Ironi Nes Ziona team in the Israeli Super League. "Prayers up for his family and friends". Honeycutt was only 27. He spent most of his career with Khimki Moscow with which he won the 2015 EuroCup title.