Shooting: Växjö, sunday 8 october 2023

Street view from crime scene
Outdoor Deadly shooting
Man aged 25 shot to death during the night of Sunday. The shooting took place in a courtyard on Sommarvägen in the Araby district. The police have cordoned off very large areas, even next to the parking lot at a preschool. Some of the restrictions were lifted on Sunday.
The photo shows the approximate location of the shooting (Sommarvägen, Växjö), based on what is currently known about the event.

Time and location

Sommarvägen, Växjö municipality
4.7 percent of all shootings are carried out between 2 am and 3 am.


  1. 1

    Male, 25 years of age. Killed.

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 4 shooting incidents have been reported in Växjö. The most recent ones this year, except for this one, took place on Thu, 24 Aug 2023 (Man shot in central Växjö) and Tue, 06 Jun 2023 (Shooting at Teleborg).

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, sunday 8 october 2023: External references (in Swedish)

  1. Man ihjälskjuten på Araby i Växjö – polisen utreder det som mord
    Sveriges Radio, sön 8 okt 2023
  2. Man i 25-årsåldern mördad i Växjö – sköts till döds
    Övrigt, sön 8 okt 2023
  3. 08 oktober 02:32, Mord/dråp, Växjö
    Polisen, sön 8 okt 2023
  4. 08 oktober 02:32, Mord/dråp, Växjö
    Polisen, sön 8 okt 2023
  5. Skottlossning i Växjö – man död
    svd, sön 8 okt 2023
  6. Man misstänks mördad i Växjö - DN.se
    dn, sön 8 okt 2023
  7. Växjö: Man skjuten till döds
    Aftonbladet, sön 8 okt 2023
  8. Skottlossning i Växjö – man död – Smålänningen
    smalanningen, sön 8 okt 2023
  9. Man i 25-årsåldern skjuten till döds i Växjö
    vxonews, sön 8 okt 2023