Shooting: Sandviken, wednesday 26 july 2023

Street view from crime scene
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.

Time and location

Österfärnebo, Sandviken 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 Sandviken municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Sandviken

Sandviken municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2023 took place 2 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The other one, except for this one, took place on Tue, 18 Jul 2023 (16-year-old boy injured in shooting at Björksätraskolan).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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.

Shooting, Sandviken, wednesday 26 july 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 26 juli 00:13, Olaga hot, Sandviken
    Polisen, ons 26 jul 2023