Law and order

Stockholm gun violence linked to conflicts within criminal gangs

1:41 min
  • Deadly crime in the Stockholm region is increasingly linked to conflicts happening within criminal networks, police say.
  • Deputy Regional Police Chief Robert Karlsson says about 50 percent of conflicts nowadays come from inside criminal gangs instead of between them.
  • Seven out of the nine fatal shootings that took place in Sweden during the first four months of the year happened in Stockholm.