Shooting: Göteborg, friday 5 may 2023

Street view from crime scene
Partygoers fire shots into the forest. On Friday afternoon, the police became aware that shots were being fired sharply into the woods near a house in Säve. At the site, around ten people are having a party and in connection with that they have fired a number of shots. The weapons are owned by the people who live in the house. In total, it is about ten weapons and associated ammunition that are confiscated together with a number of licenses. No one is injured. A report of a violation of the Weapons Act is drawn up.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Säve, Göteborg), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Säve, Göteborg municipality
3.8 percent of all shootings are carried out between 5 pm and 6 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Göteborg municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Göteborg

Göteborg municipality: Other shootings this year

This year to date 16 shooting incidents have been reported in Göteborg. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Tue, 20 Jun 2023 (Man dead after suspected shooting in Hisings Kärra) and Mon, 19 Jun 2023 (Shooting at property in Kärra).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Göteborg, friday 5 may 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 05 maj 17:31, Vapenlagen, Göteborg
    Polisen, lör 6 maj 2023