Shooting: Eskilstuna, wednesday 27 april 2022

Street view from crime scene
Several calls to the police about gunshot-like explosions in Årby. The police's investigative work on the spot has strengthened the suspicions that a shooting has taken place. Just before 10 p.m., it was also announced that three people have been arrested on suspicion of serious weapons offenses and attempted murder.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Fristadsgatan, Eskilstuna), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Fristadsgatan, Eskilstuna municipality
5.1 percent of all shootings are carried out between 6 pm and 7 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Eskilstuna municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Eskilstuna

Eskilstuna municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2022 took place 32 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Mon, 14 Nov 2022 (Suspected bullet holes discovered at industrial building) and Sun, 13 Nov 2022 (Alarm of loud explosions in Eskilstuna).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Eskilstuna, wednesday 27 april 2022: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Eskilstuna, 2022-04-27 17:55 (Okant)
    SVT Datajournalistik: Skjutningar, ons 27 apr 2022
  2. Tre gripna för vapenbrott och mordförsök i Eskilstuna
    Sveriges Television, ons 27 apr 2022
  3. Polisinsats efter larm om höga smällar
    Aftonbladet, ons 27 apr 2022
  4. 27 april 21:02, Mord/dråp, försök, Eskilstuna
    Polisen, ons 27 apr 2022
  5. Tre personer gripna efter misstänkt skottlossning i Eskilstuna - P4 Sörmland
    Sveriges Radio, tor 28 apr 2022
  6. Mordförsöket i Årby – försökte köra på pistolman
    Sveriges Television, tor 28 apr 2022
  7. Två mordförsök i Årby: Försökte köra på person – sköt mot bilen - P4 Sörmland
    Sveriges Radio, tor 28 apr 2022