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

Map, crime scene
Axel Johnsons väg Avesta municipality

The shooting took place on .

2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 3 pm and 4 pm.


No one was wounded or killed in this shooting.

Avesta municipality: Historical trend

Line chart, monthly number of shootings in Avesta
Line chart, monthly number of shootings in Avesta

2018-2023: Shootings in Avesta municipality per month

12 months rolling average

Avesta municipality: Other shootings this year

This is so far the only shooting this year in Avesta.

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