Shooting: Västerås, friday 18 august 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Deadly shooting

Man aged 35 shot dead in Västerås. The man was found shot in Karfeldtsparken on Norra Skallberget in Västerås. The police were ordered to the scene on Friday evening after reports of a suspicious shooting. The injuries were initially assessed as serious and the man was taken to hospital by ambulance. During the night of Saturday, the police announced that his life could not be saved.

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

Time and location

Karfeldtsparken, Norra Skallberget, Västerås municipality
6.7 percent of all shootings are carried out between 7 pm and 8 pm.


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    Male, 35 years of age. Killed.

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 12 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Sat, 19 Aug 2023 (Man to hospital after shooting in Vallby) and Fri, 18 Aug 2023 (Man aged 35 shot dead 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, friday 18 august 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Person skjuten i Karfeldtsparken på Norra Skallberget i Västerås (2023-08-18)
    Flashback, fre 18 aug 2023
  2. 18 augusti 19:51, Mord/dråp, Västerås
    Polisen, fre 18 aug 2023
  3. Misstänkt skjutning i Västerås | Nyheter
    Expressen, fre 18 aug 2023
  4. Misstänkt skottlossning i Västerås – person skadad - DN.SE
    dn, fre 18 aug 2023
  5. JUST NU: Person skjuten på Skallberget
    vasterastidning, fre 18 aug 2023
  6. Person skjuten i Västerås
    sydostran, fre 18 aug 2023
  7. TV: Man skjuten i Västerås – förd till akuten
    vlt, fre 18 aug 2023
  8. JUST NU: Man skjuten på Skallberget – allvarligt skadad
    vasterastidning, fre 18 aug 2023
  9. TV: Man skjuten i Västerås – avled av sina skador
    vlt, fre 18 aug 2023
  10. Man hittad skottskadad i Västerås – allvarligt skadad
    omni, fre 18 aug 2023
  11. Man skjuten i Västerås – allvarligt skadad - Västervik
    vt, fre 18 aug 2023
  12. Västerås: Skjutning på Skallberget – man död
    Aftonbladet, lör 19 aug 2023
  13. Man skjuten till döds i Västerås
    Aftonbladet, lör 19 aug 2023
  14. Man skjuten till döds i Västerås - P4 Västmanland
    Sveriges Radio, lör 19 aug 2023
  15. Två skjutningar på kort tid i Västerås – en död, en skadad
    omni, lör 19 aug 2023
  16. En person allvarligt skadad vid skottlossning i Västerås - P4 Västmanland
    Sveriges Radio, lör 19 aug 2023
  17. EXTRA: Man skjuten på Skallberget – avled i natt
    vasterastidning, sön 20 aug 2023