Shooting: Karlstad, thursday 20 july 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor With gunshot wounds
Man in his 30s seriously injured after shooting in central Karlstad. According to witnesses, a perpetrator was seen fleeing on an electric scooter. The man with gunshot wounds is currently being treated in hospital.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Centrum, Karlstad), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Centrum, Karlstad municipality
2.2 percent of all shootings are carried out between 1 pm and 2 pm.


  1. 1

    Male, 30 years of age. Injured.

2018-2023: Shootings in Karlstad municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Karlstad

Karlstad municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2023 took place 3 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Sun, 02 Jul 2023 (Shooting at property in the area around Kronoparken) and Sun, 14 May 2023 (Shooting in central Karlstad).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Karlstad, thursday 20 july 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Man skadad i samnband med skjutningi Karlstad (2023-07-20)
    Flashback, tor 20 jul 2023
  2. Skjutning centrala Karlstad
    Flashback, tor 20 jul 2023
  3. Polisen jagar misstänkt gärningsman efter skottlossning
    nyheter24, tor 20 jul 2023
  4. JUST NU: Bekräftat: Skjutning i centrala Karlstad – intensivt polisarbete pågår
    vf, tor 20 jul 2023
  5. 20 juli 13:52, Skottlossning, Karlstad
    Polisen, tor 20 jul 2023
  6. JUST NU: Misstänkt skjutning i centrala Karlstad - P4 Värmland
    Sveriges Radio, tor 20 jul 2023
  7. JUST NU: Skottlossning i Karlstad – polisjakt pågår: ”Såg en man som låg ner och blödde”
    nwt, tor 20 jul 2023
  8. Skottlossning i centrala Karlstad | Nyheter
    Expressen, tor 20 jul 2023
  9. Skjutning i centrala Karlstad – en allvarligt skadad
    dn, tor 20 jul 2023
  10. En skadad i skottlossning i centrala Karlstad
    omni, tor 20 jul 2023
  11. Skottlossning i Karlstad – stor insats
    kt-kuriren, tor 20 jul 2023
  12. Skottlossning i Karlstad – en allvarligt skadad
    Aftonbladet, tor 20 jul 2023
  13. Skottlossning i Karlstad centrum – stort polispådrag
    Sveriges Television, tor 20 jul 2023
  14. Skottlossning i Karlstad
    Aftonbladet, fre 21 jul 2023
  15. 27 juli 08:00, Övrigt, Karlstad
    Polisen, tor 27 jul 2023
  16. Greps för knarkbrott – nu misstänks de för skjutningen
    Sveriges Television, fre 28 jul 2023