Shooting: Västerås, thursday 5 may 2022

Street view from crime scene

Shooting outside in Råby. In connection with reports of loud explosions being received by the police on the evening in question, the assessment was made that there was no shooting involved. After this weekend's information gathering, however, this assessment has been changed, and an investigation into serious weapons crime has been launched.

The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Lövhagsgatan, Råby, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Map, crime scene
Lövhagsgatan, Råby Västerås municipality

The shooting took place on .

9.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 11 pm and 12 pm.


No one was wounded or killed in this shooting.

Västerås municipality: Historical trend

Line chart, monthly number of shootings in Västerås
Line chart, monthly number of shootings in Västerås

2018-2023: Shootings in Västerås municipality per month

12 months rolling average

Västerås municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2022 took place 15 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Mon, 31 Oct 2022 (Several people arrested after shooting in the district of Hammarby in Västerås) and Thu, 13 Oct 2022 (A property has been shelled in Råby in Västerås).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Västerås, thursday 5 may 2022: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 05 maj 23:00, Skottlossning, misstänkt, Västerås
    Polisen, mån 9 maj 2022
  2. Polisen misstänker skjutning på Råby: ”Pekar på att det har skett en skjutning”
    Sveriges Television, mån 9 maj 2022
  3. Misstänkt skottlossning i Västerås - P4 Västmanland
    Sveriges Radio, mån 9 maj 2022