Shooting: Helsingborg, saturday 12 august 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Several shots fired at apartment building iin Helsingborg. Several people alerted the police during the night that they heard shots being fired. On site, bullet holes were found in a facade of an apartment building on Övre Nytorgsgatan. No injured persons have been found. The restrictions were lifted at 03:30. No one is currently in custody. The incident is classified as serious weapons offences.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Övre Nytorgsgatan, Helsingborg), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Övre Nytorgsgatan, Helsingborg municipality
6.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 1 am and 2 am.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Helsingborg municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Helsingborg

Helsingborg municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2023 took place 5 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Thu, 11 May 2023 (Two 25-year-old men seriously injured after suspected shooting) and Sun, 30 Apr 2023 (Shooting at several apartments on Kadettgatan in Helsingborg).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Helsingborg, saturday 12 august 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning mot flerbostadshus på Övre Nytorgsgatan, Helsingborg (2023-08-12)
    Flashback, lör 12 aug 2023
  2. 12 augusti 01:15, Skottlossning, Helsingborg
    Polisen, lör 12 aug 2023