Shooting: Gävle, wednesday 27 september 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Shooting at a building in central Gävle. Alarms have been received about several explosions in central Gävle that resemble gunfire. At the scene, the police found gunshot wounds to a garage building on Hantverksgata. The case is being investigated as a serious weapons offense and at the moment no injured person has been found. No suspect has been detained.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Nygatan/Kaplansgatan, Gävle), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Nygatan/Kaplansgatan, Gävle municipality
9.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 11 pm and 12 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Gävle municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Gävle

Gävle municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2023 took place 4 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Wed, 27 Sep 2023 (Company shelled in Gävle) and Mon, 25 Sep 2023 (Alarms have been received by the police that shots were fired on Söder in Gävle).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Gävle, wednesday 27 september 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning i Gävle: ”Sex-sju smällar”
    Aftonbladet, tor 28 sep 2023
  2. 28 september 06:05, Skottlossning, Gävle
    Polisen, tor 28 sep 2023
  3. Skottlossning i centrala Gävle – frisörsalong avspärrad - P4 Gävleborg
    Sveriges Radio, tor 28 sep 2023