Shooting: Västerås, sunday 12 march 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building

Shooting at the gate at Viksäng. Several bullet holes have been found on a front door and the site is cordoned off for a technical investigation. No one was physically injured in the incident.

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

Time and location

Map, crime scene
Viksäng Västerås municipality

The shooting took place on .

2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 4 am and 5 am.


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

This year to date 2 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent this year, except for this one, took place on Sat, 04 Mar 2023 (Gate to apartment building shelled with unknown number of shots).

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, sunday 12 march 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Skottlossning mot port, Västerås (2023-03-12)
    Flashback, sön 12 mar 2023
  2. 12 mars 04:50, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, sön 12 mar 2023
  3. Skottlossning mot port i östra Västerås | Nyheter
    Expressen, sön 12 mar 2023
  4. Skottlossning mot port på Viksäng i Västerås
    Sveriges Television, sön 12 mar 2023