Shooting: Västervik, wednesday 3 may 2023

Street view from crime scene
Man aged 75 arrested on suspicion of having fired a firearm. The target of the shooting has been two men in a boat. The man is said to have shot into the water near the boat. No one was physically injured in the incident. A preliminary investigation into attempted murder has been launched and a suspected crime scene has been cordoned off. The man has been arrested and the weapon has been confiscated.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Västervik, Västervik), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Västervik, Västervik municipality
2.5 percent of all shootings are carried out between 2 pm and 3 pm.


No one has been reported wounded or killed in this shooting.

2018-2023: Shootings in Västervik municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Västervik

Västervik municipality: Other shootings this year

This was the only shooting in Västervik municipality during 2023.

Karta med skjutningar markerade

More statistics, map over where in Västervik the shootings have taken place, diagram and list of all shootings in the municiaplity can be found on the overview page for Västervik.

Shooting, Västervik, wednesday 3 may 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 03 maj 14:39, Mord/dråp, försök, Västervik
    Polisen, ons 3 maj 2023