Shooting: Sandviken, sunday 12 november 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor With gunshot wounds
Man in his 20s seriously injured after shooting in the Barrsätra district in Sandviken. A witness woke up to what sounded like three gunshots. The police confirm that a suspected serious crime is being investigated. The shot-wounded man is being treated in hospital. Four men in their 20s were arrested on Monday on suspicion of involvement in the shooting, but were released later the same day.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Barrsätra, Sandviken), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Barrsätra, Sandviken municipality
1.2 percent of all shootings are carried out between 6 am and 7 am.


  1. 1

    Male, 20 years of age. Injured.

2018-2023: Shootings in Sandviken municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Sandviken

Sandviken municipality: Other shootings this year

This year to date 4 shooting incidents have been reported in Sandviken. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 21 Sep 2023 (Two men shot dead and another man and a woman injured after suspected shooting at Mulligans Pub in central Sandviken) and Wed, 26 Jul 2023 (Pistol shot fired in connection with a fight in Österfärnebo).

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, sunday 12 november 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Misstänkt skottlossning i området Barrsätra i Sandviken (2023-11-12)
    Flashback, sön 12 nov 2023
  2. JUST NU: Polisinsats i Sandviken efter larm
    Expressen, sön 12 nov 2023