Shooting: Västerås, thursday 19 october 2023

Street view from crime scene
Suspected shooting in the district of Gideonsberg in Västerås. A police patrol was ordered to the scene after reports of a suspected shooting. However, no signs of such having taken place have been found and the police have therefore called off the operation.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Gideonsberg, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Gideonsberg, Västerås municipality
1.4 percent of all shootings are carried out between 10 am and 11 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 16 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 19 Oct 2023 (Shooting towards a gate in Bjurhovda in Västerås) and Sun, 08 Oct 2023 (A suspected shooting occurred at Herrgärdet in central Västerås around 9 pm on Sunday).

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, thursday 19 october 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 19 oktober 10:24, Skottlossning, misstänkt, Västerås
    Polisen, tor 19 okt 2023