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

Map, crime scene

Säve Göteborg municipality

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Diagram som visar hur stor andel av skjutningarna som ägt rum vid olika tider på dygnet

The shooting took place on .

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 12 shooting incidents have been reported in Göteborg. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 18 May 2023 (Two men in their 20s injured in a shooting in Askim) and Fri, 05 May 2023 (Partygoers fire shots into the forest).

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