Shooting: Göteborg, thursday 18 may 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor With gunshot wounds
Two men in their 20s injured in a shooting in Askim. The alarm was received by the police at half past five on Thursday evening. Both have been taken to hospital with unclear injuries.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Askim, sydvästra Göteborg, Göteborg), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

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


  1. 1

    Male, 20 years of age. Injured.

  2. 2

    Male, 20 years of age. Injured.

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, thursday 18 may 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Göteborg: skjutning vid Askims Torg (2023-05-18)
    Flashback, tor 18 maj 2023
  2. Skjutning i Askim – flera ambulanser skickade | GP
    Göteborgs-Posten, tor 18 maj 2023
  3. Två unga män skjutna i Askim | Nyheter
    Expressen, fre 19 maj 2023
  4. 19 maj 07:00, Sammanfattning kväll och natt, Västra ...
    Polisen, fre 19 maj 2023
  5. Nyhetssammandrag fredag den 19 maj 2023 – Magasinet ...
    Magasinet Paragraf, fre 19 maj 2023