Shooting: Växjö, thursday 20 april 2023

Street view from crime scene

Shots fired in Araby. The police are on the scene with a larger resource after several calls to the regional command center about loud bangs. Findings at the scene indicate that a shooting took place. From what is now known, no one is injured. An area is cordoned off for crime scene investigation.

The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Försommarvägen, Araby, Växjö), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Map, crime scene

Försommarvägen, Araby Växjö municipality

Open location in Google maps

Diagram som visar hur stor andel av skjutningarna som ägt rum vid olika tider på dygnet

The shooting took place on .

3.8 percent of all shootings are carried out between 5 pm and 6 pm.


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

2018-2023: Shootings in Växjö municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Växjö

Växjö municipality: Other shootings this year

This year to date 2 shooting incidents have been reported in Växjö. The most recent this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 20 Apr 2023 (Shots fired in Araby).

Karta med skjutningar markerade

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

Shooting, Växjö, thursday 20 april 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 20 april 17:35, Skottlossning, Växjö
    Polisen, tor 20 apr 2023
  2. Skjutning i Araby i Växjö
    Aftonbladet, tor 20 apr 2023