Shooting: Västerås, monday 27 june 2022

Street view from crime scene
Shooting at Bäckby during the night towards Monday. Police were called to the scene after reports of loud bangs and evidence that a shooting had taken place was secured. There are currently no reports of damage to people or property.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Bäckby, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Bäckby, Västerås municipality
4.6 percent of all shootings are carried out between 3 am and 4 am.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Västerås municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Västerås

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, monday 27 june 2022: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Polisen bekräftar: Skottlossning på Bäckby – bevis säkrade
    VLT, mån 27 jun 2022
  2. 27 juni 03:12, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, mån 27 jun 2022