Shooting: Västerås, tuesday 24 october 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor With gunshot wounds
A man in his 30s has been admitted to the hospital in Västerås with a suspected gunshot wound. It is currently unclear where the shooting took place and the police have not received any reports of suspected shooting in Västerås and the surrounding area during the evening. A preliminary investigation into serious assault and serious weapons crime has been launched.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Bäckby centrum, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Bäckby centrum, Västerås municipality
6.9 percent of all shootings are carried out between 8 pm and 9 pm.


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    Male, 30 years of age. Injured.

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 17 shooting incidents have been reported in Västerås. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 19 Oct 2023 (Suspected shooting in the district of Gideonsberg in Västerås) and Thu, 19 Oct 2023 (Shooting towards a gate in Bjurhovda 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, tuesday 24 october 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. En skottskadad man har kommit in till akuten i Västerås 2023-10-24
    Flashback, tis 24 okt 2023
  2. 24 oktober 20:08, Skottlossning, misstänkt, Västerås
    Polisen, ons 25 okt 2023
  3. Man skjuten i Västerås – stor insats | Nyheter
    Expressen, ons 25 okt 2023
  4. Man skjuten i Västerås – skadad man dök upp på sjukhus
    omni, ons 25 okt 2023
  5. Larm om knarkhandel före skjutningen – VLT
    vlt, tor 26 okt 2023