Shooting: Göteborg, friday 8 september 2023

Street view from crime scene
Three men between the ages of 20 and 30 arrested after alarms about loud bangs in Hammarkullen. Police were alerted on Friday afternoon to Hammarkullen after reports that explosions had been heard in the area. Three men in their 20s and 30s are found - when the people are to be checked, they resist. All are arrested, suspected of serious weapons offenses and violent resistance. One of the men also attacks a police officer and is then bitten by a police dog. The policeman escapes unharmed. The condition of the arrested person's injuries is unknown.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Hammarkullen, Göteborg), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Hammarkullen, Göteborg municipality
2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 3 pm and 4 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

During 2023 took place 19 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Mon, 14 Aug 2023 (Younger man run over and shot in Västra Frölunda in southwest Gothenburg) and Tue, 01 Aug 2023 (Shots fired at the same building that was subjected to a powerful explosion last Sunday).

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 8 september 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 08 september 15:51, Vapenlagen, Göteborg
    Polisen, fre 8 sep 2023
  2. Skottlossning i Göteborg – tre män gripna | Nyheter
    Expressen, fre 8 sep 2023