Man shot in Gothenburg

A man has been taken to hospital in Gothenburg after a shooting in Backa on Friday afternoon.  

A large number of police officers are in place in Backa after reports of gunfire near Selma Lagerlöf square. A man was taken to hospital but it is not known if his injuries are serious. 

It is less than a week since the murder of a man in Backa. The dead man had a leading position in one of the gangs that are involved in an ongoing conflict in Gothenburg.