Shooting: Västerås, sunday 8 october 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Toward building
A suspected shooting occurred at Herrgärdet in central Västerås around 9 pm on Sunday. Police received calls about bangs and found damage to a property's windows, indicating that a firearm may have been involved. At least two shots were also fired at the entrance to another house on Öster Mälarstrand the night towards Saturday. No one has been arrested for the incidents.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Herrgärdet, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Herrgärdet, Västerås municipality
9.3 percent of all shootings are carried out between 9 pm and 10 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

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, sunday 8 october 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Västerås: Skottlossning på Herrgärdet (23-10-08)
    Flashback, sön 8 okt 2023
  2. Larm om skottlossning i Västerås
    svd, mån 9 okt 2023
  3. Larm om skottlossning i Västerås
    omni, mån 9 okt 2023
  4. Misstänkt skottlossning mot fastighet i Västerås
    Sveriges Television, mån 9 okt 2023
  5. Västerås: Skjutning på Herrgärdet
    Aftonbladet, mån 9 okt 2023