Man shoots mother in leg

Police in Stockholm are searching for a 25-year-old who is suspected of attempted murder after he shot his mother in the leg on Saturday evening. The incident took place at an apartment in Märsta north of Stockholm.

The victim, a woman in her fifties, was taken to hospital for treatment. Her injuries are not reported to be life threatening.

The woman’s son is known to police but a motive has not yet been established for Saturday’s attack.

There is also uncertainty surrounding the type of weapon used and the number of shots fired.