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

Viksäng, Västerås municipality
2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 4 am and 5 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 2023 took place 8 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Thu, 01 Jun 2023 (One person has been shot at Ica Bäckby) and Tue, 23 May 2023 (Loud explosions in Bäckby district).

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