Shooting: Västerås, wednesday 23 august 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Shooting on Öster Mälarstrand in Västerås. There is a large police operation underway on Öster Mälarstrand in Västerås, where a shooting occurred at a staircase to an apartment building. A person is said to have been seen leaving the scene on an electric scooter. No one is said to have been found injured, and at the moment no one has been arrested.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Öster Mälarstrand, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Öster Mälarstrand, Västerås municipality
8.6 percent of all shootings are carried out between 10 pm and 11 pm.


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 12 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place 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, wednesday 23 august 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. VÄSTERÅS: Entre-ruta sönderskjuten på Öster Mälarstrand
    Flashback, ons 23 aug 2023
  2. Larm om skottlossning på Öster Mälarstrand – VLT
    vlt, tor 24 aug 2023
  3. Skottlossning i Västerås
    Aftonbladet, tor 24 aug 2023
  4. 23 augusti 22:17, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, tor 24 aug 2023
  5. Skott mot port i Västerås | Nyheter
    Expressen, tor 24 aug 2023
  6. Morgonrapporten: Skottlossning mot port på Öster Mälarstrand
    vasterastidning, tor 24 aug 2023