Shooting: Alingsås, tuesday 18 april 2023

Street view from crime scene
A person has fired an automatic weapon in a forest area in Alingsås. At the same time, there is a fire in the forest area, which has been cordoned off by the police. According to the police, it concerns mental illness and a person with an automatic weapon who is in the forest. Witnesses report hearing a volley of gunfire.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Kungälvsvägen, Kvarnabacken, Alingsås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Kungälvsvägen, Kvarnabacken, Alingsås municipality
1.8 percent of all shootings are carried out between 12 pm and 1 pm.


No one has been reported wounded or killed in this shooting.

2018-2023: Shootings in Alingsås municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Alingsås

Alingsås municipality: Other shootings this year

This was the only shooting in Alingsås municipality during 2023.

Karta med skjutningar markerade

More statistics, map over where in Alingsås the shootings have taken place, diagram and list of all shootings in the municiaplity can be found on the overview page for Alingsås.

Shooting, Alingsås, tuesday 18 april 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning i skogsområde i Alingsås (2023-04-18)
    Flashback, tis 18 apr 2023
  2. Larm om skottlossning i skogsområde i Alingsås | GP
    Göteborgs-Posten, tis 18 apr 2023
  3. 18 april 12:40, Skottlossning, Alingsås
    Polisen, tis 18 apr 2023