Pistol shot fired in connection with a fight in Österfärnebo. The shot was fired straight into the air by a man in his 40s, who was then overpowered by neighbors. No person was hit. The man must have had a license for the weapon that was used. He was arrested on the spot and suspected of aggravated unlawful threats; the weapon was confiscated.The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Österfärnebo, Sandviken), based on what is currently known about the event.
This year to date 2 shooting incidents have been reported in Sandviken. The most recent this year, except for this one, took place on Tue, 18 Jul 2023 (16-year-old boy injured in shooting at Björksätraskolan).
More statistics, map over where in Sandviken the shootings have taken place, diagram and list of all shootings in the municiaplity can be found on the overview page for Sandviken.