Police identify man killed in southeast Wichita shooting

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Darren Williams | Photo: Kansas Dept. of Corrections Darren Williams | Photo: Kansas Dept. of Corrections
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita police have identified a 36-year-old man who was shot and killed at an apartment complex Friday night. 

Officers responded at around 11:50 p.m. to a shooting at Sugar Creek Apartments in the 2500 block of South Oliver, near Pawnee. They arrived to find the victim, Darren Williams, had been shot several times. He died at the scene.  

Officer Charley Davidson said Williams and his 35-year-old girlfriend went to the apartment complex to meet with an individual. When they arrived, there was a disturbance between the victim and an unknown suspect. Multiple shots were fired by the suspect, described as a man who is approximately 5-foot-7.

Williams' death is Wichita's 11th homicide of 2018. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111 or WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407.


In 2017, there were 38 homicides in Wichita, seven occurred in the first quarter of the year.

"We rely on the community to provide us with a lot of information to solve these cases. They're the keys to these cases," said Allred. "There's times when they may not have seen what happened, but they hear what happened."

If you have any information regarding these murders, you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

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