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Translated from DN:
Police consider the project Safe in Gothenburg as a success, but the shootings have continued unabated, and the number of them over the last two years has passed 100…
The assailant she fears is well known by the police. By and large, Inspector Pål Sjolander, the team leader for the special project, sits in the staff room in the police station in central Gothenburg at a computer showing gang wars in Gothenburg and the special project in numbers.
The number of confirmed shootings in Greater Gothenburg, 2013: 57 — eight dead, 31 injured by bullets.
The number of confirmed shootings in Greater Gothenburg 2014 through September 7: 46 – four dead 19 injured by bullets.
All the shootings are not gang-related, but the gloomy trend continues, and statistically it doesn’t seem as if massive police intervention has had any effect.
Pål Sjolander disagrees.
“I would say that it has been a great success,” he says.…
Sjolander said that although the shootings continue, he sees a bright future.
“But I think unfortunately we will have to live with the shootings. They existed long before these conflicts started and will continue to exist as long as there are guns on the market. What we need to ensure that the shootings do not affect third parties,” he says.