Shooting: Västerås, monday 25 december 2023

Street view from crime scene
Suspected shooting at Erikslund. Late on Christmas Eve, the police received several calls about suspected shooting at Erikslund in Västerås. The police have drawn up a report of serious weapons offences. At present, no injured person has been found, and no suspect has been detained.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (YumYum, Erikslund, Västerås), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

YumYum, Erikslund, 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 20 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Mon, 25 Dec 2023 (Man in his 30s shot at Pitcher's restaurant in central Västerås) and Fri, 17 Nov 2023 (35-year-old man shot to death in apartment on Södra Skallberget).

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, monday 25 december 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Misstänkt skottlossning i Erikslund, Västerås. (2023-12-25)
    Flashback, mån 25 dec 2023
  2. En person skjuten inne på restaurang
    tv4, mån 25 dec 2023
  3. Larm om ännu en skottlossning i Västerås
    sydsvenskan, mån 25 dec 2023
  4. Man skjuten på pub i Västerås
    Aftonbladet, mån 25 dec 2023
  5. 25 december 22.13, Skottlossning, misstänkt, Västerås
    Polisen, mån 25 dec 2023
  6. Larm om ännu en skottlossning i Västerås
    vlt, tis 26 dec 2023
  7. DN Direkt - Larm om ny skjutning i Västerås - DN.se
    dn, tis 26 dec 2023
  8. Skottlossning på Erikslund i Västerås – polis på plats
    Aftonbladet, tis 26 dec 2023