Shooting: Västerås, saturday 7 october 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
Shooting at a gate in the Öster Mälarstrand district in Västerås. During the night of Saturday, the police received several calls about gunfire and in a gate on Neptungatan, two bullet holes indicating gunfire have been found. No injured person has been found. A report regarding serious weapons offenses and causing danger to others has been drawn up. No suspect has been detained.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Neptungatan, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Neptungatan, Västerås municipality
4.6 percent of all shootings are carried out between 3 am and 4 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 14 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Sat, 07 Oct 2023 (Shooting at a gate in the Öster Mälarstrand district in Västerås) and Wed, 23 Aug 2023 (Shooting on Öster Mälarstrand 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, saturday 7 october 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Västerås, skottlossning på Öster
    Flashback, lör 7 okt 2023
  2. 07 oktober 03:59, Skottlossning, Västerås
    Polisen, lör 7 okt 2023
  3. Misstänkt skarpladdad granat hittad i Västerås | Nyheter
    Expressen, lör 7 okt 2023
  4. Stor polisinsats på Notudden – skott mot fastighet och granat hittad
    vasterastidning, sön 8 okt 2023