Shooting: Göteborg, thursday 8 september 2022

Street view from crime scene

Alarm about shooting in Hisings Backa in Gothenburg. Quite soon after the incident, a 15-year-old was arrested on suspicion of weapons offences. The police are currently working on finding possibly more suspected perpetrators and locating a possible crime scene, in order to be able to confirm whether a shooting took place.

The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Gösta Berlings gata, Hisings Backa, Göteborg), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Gösta Berlings gata, Hisings Backa, Göteborg municipality
3.8 percent of all shootings are carried out between 5 pm and 6 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Göteborg municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Göteborg

Göteborg municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2022 took place 22 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Tue, 29 Nov 2022 (Apartment shot through the front door) and Tue, 08 Nov 2022 (Man with suspected gunshot wounds found in car in Gårdsten).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Göteborg, thursday 8 september 2022: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Tonåring gripen efter larm om skottlossning – Skånska ...
    Skånska Dagbladet, tor 8 sep 2022
  2. 08 september 16:59, Skottlossning, Göteborg
    Polisen, tor 8 sep 2022
  3. Larm om skottlossning i Göteborg – tonåring gripen
    Sveriges Television, tor 8 sep 2022
  4. Larm om skottlossning i Backa | GP
    Göteborgs-Posten, tor 8 sep 2022
  5. Tonåring gripen efter larm om skjutning
    Expressen, tor 8 sep 2022
  6. Tonåring gripen efter larm om skottlossning
    Aftonbladet, fre 9 sep 2022