(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA Nov. 05, 2015) On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 7:35 p.m., Stillwater Police responded to a citizens report of gun shots heard at the Cedar Oaks apartment complex located at 4100 W. 19th Ave. Upon arrival officers located the victim, 20 year old Darian Jamal Cyphers, who had multiple gunshot wounds. Cyphers was taken to Stillwater Medical Center for initial treatment. The victim is in stable condition. Cyphers is not a resident of Cedar Oaks and is believed to be a Perkins, OK resident. He is not an Oklahoma State University student and has no affiliation with OSU.
Preliminary investigation indicates the victim was known to the suspect(s) and this was not a random shooting. Investigators are still pursuing several viable leads at this time.
Anyone with information concerning this shooting is encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit of the Stillwater Police Department by calling 405-372-4171.
Correction: Initial reports regarding this incident mistakenly stated the time of occurrence was shortly before 8:30 p.m.