Shooting: Östersund, saturday 12 august 2023

Street view from crime scene
Police patrol fired upon in central Östersund. In connection with the police checking a car in central Östersund, the police patrol was fired upon. The car fled at high speed. A pursuit on the E45 northbound was initiated; at the time of writing, a police operation is still underway. No police officer was physically injured in the shooting. The case is classified as attempted murder.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Centrum, Östersund), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Centrum, Östersund municipality
9.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 9 pm and 10 pm.


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

2018-2024: Shootings in Östersund municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Östersund

Östersund municipality: Other shootings this year

This was the only shooting in Östersund municipality during 2023.

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

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

  1. Polispatrull beskjuten Östersund
    Flashback, lör 12 aug 2023
  2. Polis beskjuten (Östersund 12 aug)
    Flashback, lör 12 aug 2023
  3. Polispatrull beskjuten i Östersund -insats pågår 12/8-23
    Flashback, lör 12 aug 2023
  4. Poliser beskjutna i Östersund
    Flashback, lör 12 aug 2023
  5. 12 augusti 21:00, Mord/dråp, försök, Östersund
    Polisen, lör 12 aug 2023
  6. Polis beskjuten i Östersund | Nyheter
    Expressen, sön 13 aug 2023
  7. Polispatrull beskjuten i Östersund
    tv4, sön 13 aug 2023
  8. Skott avlossade mot polispatrull i centrala Östersund – insats pågår - P4 Jämtland
    Sveriges Radio, sön 13 aug 2023