Shooting: Västerås, sunday 21 may 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Shooting at a residential property in the district of Skiljebo. Police. No one was physically injured in the shooting. Police have cordoned off the site and a technical investigation is being carried out. Furthermore, the police hear witnesses and carry out door knocking in connection with the scene. A preliminary investigation into attempted murder or aggravated unlawful threat and aggravated weapons offense has been initiated.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Skiljebo, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Skiljebo, Västerås municipality
4.7 percent of all shootings are carried out between 2 am and 3 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

This year to date 8 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on 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 21 may 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. VÄSTERÅS: Skottlossning mot bostad på Skiljebo 2023-05-21
    Flashback, sön 21 maj 2023
  2. 21 maj 02:24, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, sön 21 maj 2023
  3. Skottlossning i Västerås – polisen utreder mordförsök
    Sveriges Radio, sön 21 maj 2023
  4. Skottlossning mot bostadshus på Skiljebo
    Västerås tidning, sön 21 maj 2023