Shooting: Västerås, wednesday 5 october 2022

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Shots fired at a residence in Bäckby. Several people were in the apartment, but no one was physically injured in the shooting. No one has been arrested or suspected of the shooting at this time. The police announce that they will work to create security with increased visibility in Bäckby.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Axel Oxenstiernas gata, Bäckby, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Axel Oxenstiernas gata, 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, wednesday 5 october 2022: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning mot bostad i Västerås 2022-10-05
    Flashback, ons 5 okt 2022
  2. 05 oktober 03:15, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, ons 5 okt 2022
  3. Skott mot bostad i Våsterås | Nyheter
    Expressen, ons 5 okt 2022
  4. Skottlossning mot bostad på Bäckby i Västerås
    Sveriges Television, ons 5 okt 2022