Shooting: Malung-Sälen, thursday 21 december 2023

Street view from crime scene
Man has barricaded himself and fired shots at the police. According to sources for Dagens Nyheter, the man opened fire on the police and shot down one of the police drones. According to police spokesperson Gabriel Hemming, it is a matter of mental illness. The police operation has been going on for large parts of the night towards Thursday.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Väg 66 Malungsfors-Lilla Mon, Malung-Sälen), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Väg 66 Malungsfors-Lilla Mon, Malung-Sälen municipality
11.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 0 am and 1 am.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Malung-Sälen municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Malung-Sälen

Malung-Sälen municipality: Other shootings this year

This was the only shooting in Malung-Sälen municipality during 2023.

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Malung-Sälen, thursday 21 december 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Man barrikaderar sig – grannar evakuerade
    Expressen, tor 21 dec 2023