Shooting: Avesta, friday 17 february 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
A window in an apartment building in central Avesta has been fired at from outside. No injured person has been found. Both the apartment and an area outside were cordoned off for a technical examination during Friday evening.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Axel Johnsons väg, Avesta), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Axel Johnsons väg, Avesta municipality
2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 3 pm and 4 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Avesta municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Avesta

Avesta municipality: Other shootings this year

This was the only shooting in Avesta municipality during 2023.

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Avesta, friday 17 february 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning mot lägenhet Avesta (2023-02-17)
    Flashback, fre 17 feb 2023
  2. 17 februari 15:28, Mord/dråp, försök, Avesta
    Polisen, fre 17 feb 2023
  3. Skottlossning i Avesta mot fastighet – polisen utreder ...
    Sveriges Television, fre 17 feb 2023