Shooting: Växjö, thursday 24 august 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor With gunshot wounds
Man shot in central Växjö. Police have been ordered to Storgatan after a shooting. The gunshot victim, a man in his 20s, has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The place has been cordoned off and interviews with witnesses have begun.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Icon-huset, Storgatan, Växjö), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Icon-huset, Storgatan, Växjö municipality
6.7 percent of all shootings are carried out between 7 pm and 8 pm.


  1. 1

    Male, 23 years old. Injured.

2018-2023: Shootings in Växjö municipality per month

Matris: Antal skjutningar per månad i Växjö

Växjö municipality: Other shootings this year

During 2023 took place 3 shooting incidents have been reported in the municipality. The last ones took place Tue, 06 Jun 2023 (Shooting at Teleborg) and 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 24 august 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. 24 augusti 19:25, Mord/dråp, försök, Växjö
    Polisen, tor 24 aug 2023
  2. Man skjuten i Växjö – livshotande skador
    smp, fre 25 aug 2023
  3. En skjuten i centrala Växjö – har livshotande skador
    omni, fre 25 aug 2023
  4. Skottlossning i Växjö – man skjuten
    Aftonbladet, fre 25 aug 2023
  5. Vittnesuppgifter: Två maskerade personer flydde på elscooter - P4 Kronoberg
    Sveriges Radio, lör 26 aug 2023
  6. Person hittad skjuten intill Växjö Lakers arena | Nyheter
    Expressen, lör 26 aug 2023
  7. Man livshotande skadad efter skjutning i Växjö – ingen gripen - P4 Kronoberg
    Sveriges Radio, lör 26 aug 2023
  8. En person skjuten i Växjö
    Aftonbladet, mån 28 aug 2023
  9. Skottskadade mannen inte längre livshotande skadad
    Sveriges Television, tis 29 aug 2023
  10. Polisen: Kula träffade gamla ishallen i Växjö under skottlossningen
    Sveriges Television, tis 29 aug 2023