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Wounded Swedish teen dies from injuries

The Local/rm · 1 Jan 2012, 19:47

Published: 01 Jan 2012 19:47 GMT+01:00

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“He sustained one shot wound to the head and several to the chest,” said Peter Martinsson of the local police in Malmö to newspaper Aftonbladet earlier on Sunday.

Police had received a call half an hour past midnight, in the first hour of 2012.

A number of patrol cars made their way to Rosengård where they found a young boy shot several times.

The boy was taken to hospital where medical staff at the intensive care unit at Skåne University Hospital worked hard to save his life.

At one point during the night police said that the boy had died, but the information was later changed and officers reported that he was still hanging on, although his condition was said to be critical.

However, in the early evening on Sunday, the boy died from his injuries, despite the efforts of medical staff to save his life.

The boy was previously known to the police, although not for any serious offences.

“That’s just a few light misdemeanors. We can’t see at present how any of those would be connected to what has happened,” Martinsson said to the paper.

The area where the shooting occurred was quickly cordoned off, and the forensic investigation has thus far resulted in the find of empty cartridges.

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No one has yet been arrested for the shooting and it isn't known if there were any witnesses to the incident, but several people have been questioned over night, according to police.

Officers spent New Year's Day mapping out the boy's movements prior to the incident, where he went and who he saw.

The incident has been classified as attempted murder, or alternatively as manslaughter.

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12:29 January 1, 2012 by Rey Stockholm
Welcome to multiculturalism
12:45 January 1, 2012 by seekingthetruth
What do you mean @Rey Stockholm? Now that Sweden is mulitculteral its ok for native Swedish people to kill innocent children like Anders Breivik did? I believe the attacker is like the man who was shooting immigrants in Malmo, a racist person! If you think foreigners will not fight back, you are probably wrong. I hope they find the man who did this and make him pay! I hope the boy is ok, Sweden must pay him and his family financially for this terrible thing to happen!
12:48 January 1, 2012 by StockholmSam
"'That's just a few less serious misdemeanors. We can't see at present how any of those would be connected to this,' Martinsson said to the paper."

And that is exactly the problem in Sweden: police cannot see how youths committing minor offenses quickly turn into youths committing more serious offenses or getting more deeply entrenched in the criminal world. Brilliant police work there, Mr. Martinsson.
12:51 January 1, 2012 by Rey Stockholm
I do hope they catch the idiot who shot him - dont understand the comment about sweden having to pay financially. Malmö is awash with guns and I dont ´think it is native swedes whio are bringing them in. Also the young man who was shot was known to police - what does that mean ?
13:05 January 1, 2012 by Keith #5083
I am not interested in what 'minor' misdemeanors' the boy has done.I am not interested in his 'ethnicity' . I am not interested in prophecies about the state of our societies or the behavioural traits of youth in society (the same stuff that was around in the 60's, 70's, 80's,90's!!)

I am interested that this youth recovers satisfactorily from these injuries and am thankful I live in a society that prioritises medical aid and healing before rushing to moral,legal or ethical judgements. I wish him a full restoration of health and thank all who work to achieve this. I hope he pulls through.
14:26 January 1, 2012 by johan rebel
A Swedish teenager shot in Rosengård? Huh? Say again?

And why should Sweden pay him and his family? Are the Swedish taxpayers collectively guilty of this crime? We don't even know whodunnit yet!

Swedish taxpayers are already paying for the victims medical care, which is fair enough, but it is the perpetrator who is responsible for paying (punitive) damages. This being Sweden, the taxpayers will end up footing the bill anyway through Brottsofferfonden, since the perpetrator will undoubtedbly prove to be impecunious, assuming for a moment that the police actually ever identify and catch him, the prosecutors then don't bungle the case, and the court somehow manages to convict him. And all that only if he is over 23 years of age, because in silly Sweden anybody younger can take responisbility for just about everything except his own criminal behavior.
16:05 January 1, 2012 by jvtx3232
"What do you mean @Rey Stockholm? Now that Sweden is mulitculteral its ok for native Swedish people to kill innocent children like Anders Breivik did? I believe the attacker is like the man who was shooting immigrants in Malmo, a racist person!"

@seekingthetruth: probably BOTH the shooter and the victim are immigrants, that is why the news article is (as it typical for The Local) deficient in the information it provides. The Local often seeks to hide this sort of information if it could reflect poorly on the immigrant population. The names of the shooter and the victim are probably something like Muhammad and Abdul (or whatever). It is an example of political correctness at its worst, and it is anathema to professionalism in reporting. Reporting 101: you ALWAYS report the basics: WHO, what, where, when, how.

Rey Stockholm's comment alludes to the chaos, crime, and social unrest that has been unleashed on Swedish society by the Swedish government's suicidal mass immigration policies.
17:53 January 1, 2012 by eppie

You are not one of the smartest are you?

The local doesn't omit anything. The local preferably places these stories because they know all the idiots starts commenting.....more hits.....more income.
18:17 January 1, 2012 by jostein
#2 seekingthetruth

Hehehe, barbarians from the middle ages move to formerly peaceful sweden. They get an apartment, wellfaremoney, coaching, free medicare, free dentalcare, free education, all payed for by the swedes. And when the barbarians (being barbarians) start killing one another the swedes should pay damages? You are seekingtruth by chewing mushrooms? Or you are just deranged by birth? Challenged, like?
18:37 January 1, 2012 by Brtahan
To be frank this website promotes hate ,racism, and has a very aggressive campain against social democrates.

It harbors all kinds of sick mentalities that bring racism and cultural hate for the smallest thing even a traffic accident.

I say lets not anticipate things and talk racism the cops are doing their job so stop blaming and stereotype others.
20:04 January 1, 2012 by J Jack
I think this forum is great and those who use it to promote their own ideals are weak, including 'Brtahan'.
22:49 January 1, 2012 by 4thGenWarrior
@jvtx3232, you are right on the money...the kid was obviously known by LEOs because he was a small time criminal who obvious pissed off the wrong Mahmoud bad ass, end of story.

Criminals kill criminals of all various nationalites, religions etc. what else is new?

I hate mealy mouthed, pansy report that panders to the leftist agendas! Report the facts not BS!

As for you apologists, grow some cahones and deal with reality...the minority population of any country wants their own version of normalcy- their native culture and unfortunately for the normal Muslims they have the lion's share of knuckle-heads, murders and terrorists...face facts they come to places like the US and Sweden due to the permissive environment (live and let live). They take advantage and their true nature bubble up to the suraface and have something like this happen. It is tradegic that this kid lost his life, but he ran with whom he wanted and it got him killed, like it or not a white person was PROBABLY NOT involved.
23:09 January 1, 2012 by Keith #5083
I would be very interested to see the statistics for murders in Sweden broken down by religious affiliation (if any). Then, and only then, perhaps some of these comments might have validity.

I don't think antisocial, criminal or murderous behaviour is the property of any particular race or religion.It does belong to individuals who have disturbed minds and/or emotions. It seems,then,we should beware how we vent our feelings lest in our anger we also become as those whom we criticise,huh?
23:24 January 1, 2012 by jostein
#13 Keith #5083

About 28% of the inmates in swedish prisons are not swedish citizens. Statistics about how many of the inmates in swedish prisons were born abroad or have two parents that were born abroad are not kept. My guess is that is because the figures are shocking.

And you gotta remember that many immigrationgroups are not overrepresented in crimestatistics at all. Like western europe, east asia, us etcetera. So if you narrowed it down to immigrants from middle east and africa the figures would look horrific. And whats just as scary is the state of swedens reaction to these scary numbers, ie, to stop collecting statistics.
23:29 January 1, 2012 by canuk
it seems that ignorance is bliss....
23:39 January 1, 2012 by jostein
Thats what it seems like. But we cant know because the state wont tell us. And all media in sweden support the state in this. So, we will remain in la-la-land.
23:55 January 1, 2012 by Reason abd Realism
Glaring detail at the end of the article caught my attention:

The police are classifying this as 'attempted murder' or 'manslaughter'? Why not murder? How often are people shot multiple times, including in the head, without any intent to kill that person?

This appears to be yet another example of the Swedish law system making every attempt to diminish the severity of the crime, and thereby protect the murderer from too large a fine (all fines here a trivial in any case), or an overly lengthy prison sentence..
03:13 January 2, 2012 by godnatt
"Swedish" teenager. Yeah, right.
03:28 January 2, 2012 by Mats Nilsson

Rosengård is warzone of Albanian mafia, it has nothing to do with muhammad, abdul or any other arabic immigration.

Arabs cannot organize a mafia. Albania, italian, russian does.
03:35 January 2, 2012 by fairView
I wounder always why we connect the word crime with racism and immigrants. There is criminalism in every society (whether developed or undeveloped). Good to put fair comments!
08:30 January 2, 2012 by Keith #5083
#Mats Nilsson

"Arabs can't organise a mafia" seems a somewhat naive observation. You mean Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi,Syrian's Assad dynasty - these are not arab? In the a mafia org power is held by a small elite, the opposition is repressed and the economy is centrally planned. Seems a fair description of many arab countries.

Whatever their ethnicity or religion I send my sincere condolences to the family and friends of this 'too young to die' person.
08:48 January 2, 2012 by seekingthetruth
I am so sad this young boy with so much to live for has died. :'-(

@godnatt. Your racism is unbelievable. As soon as a human being, that's right HUMAN BEING, receives Swedish Citizen, they are now Swedish. Just as when someone becomes "American" The old way is long gone get used to it!! One day soon Sweden will have at least 50% of people from other lands and we need to learn to get along and not be racist! Sooner the better.
09:16 January 2, 2012 by johan rebel
I wonder why it was thought necessary to mention in the article's original headline that the victim was Swedish?

Has anybody ever come across any of the following headlines?

German teenager shot in Berlin

American teenager shot in Miami

Finnish teenager shot in Helsinki

Norwegian teenager shot in Stavanger

I would think not.

So what does this tell us about Malmö?
14:36 January 2, 2012 by jostein
#23 johan rebel

And oddly, it is probable that the victim would not have agreed with that definition himself. The media truly live in their own imaginary universe?
15:17 January 2, 2012 by Rick Methven
@ Johan rebel

How about Indian Student shot at point blank range in Manchester

The killer is caught and has been in court today

A man describing himself as "Psycho Stapleton" has appeared in court charged with murdering student Anuj Bidve who was shot dead on Boxing Day.

That guy is a white Englishman.
15:43 January 2, 2012 by 4thGenWarrior
Mats Nilson,

The arab word for the Italian term mafia or mafiusu (organized criminal enterprise) is cabal. Islam and Arabism are rife with various cabal. The Islamic Caliphate by very definition is a cabal or mafiusu. The Islamic Caliphate seeks at its core doctrine is to institute jihad against all infidels or unbelievers- this is criminal action, therefore the Chaliph is an organized criminal enterprise- the very definition of the Italian mafiusu or mafia...next discussion!
16:13 January 2, 2012 by godnatt

Yes, advice on civilized society, coming from you a defender of gang rapists and terrorists.

Glad you are so comfortable with the situation. Wait, watch and see what happens...
18:46 January 2, 2012 by Keith #5083
#22 seekingthetruth

totally agree with your comments in #22

"They come in ever larger groups here to the city. They take jobs away from us and place increasingly greater demands on social benefits. They prefer to isolate themselves in their own neighborhoods..." A letter in a Chicago newspaper in the 1800's about Norwegian/Swedish immigrants.Human nature changes little!
00:57 January 3, 2012 by jostein
#28 Keith #5083

More qoutes from the lakes region:

"Where today are the Pequot? Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pokanoket, and many other once powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and the oppression of the White Man, as snow before a summer sun.

Will we let ourselves be destroyed in our turn without a struggle, give up our homes, our country bequeathed to us by the Great Spirit, the graves of our dead and everything that is dear and sacred to us? I know you will cry with me, Never! Never!'

But in Tecumsehs case, never was only two years long.. Here is another qoute:

"Brothers, when the white men first set foot on our grounds, they were hungry; they had no place on which to spread their blankets, or to kindle their fires. They were feeble; they could do nothing for themselves. Our fathers commiserated their distress, and shared freely with them whatever the Great Spirit had given his red children. They gave them food when hungry, medicine when sick, spread skins for them to sleep on, and gave them grounds, that they might hunt and raise corn. Brothers, the white people are like poisonous serpents: when chilled, they are feeble and harmless; but invigorate them with warmth, and they sting their benefactors to death. The white people came among us feeble; and now that we have made them strong, they wish to kill us, or drive us back, as they would wolves and panthers."

We all know how that story ended.
01:16 January 3, 2012 by Keith #5083

Just out of curiosity, how many of the North American Indian tribes you quote subscribed to the 'oneness' of all things?

"It is strangely reassuring to know that two out of three people I see on my way to work will have a Y chromosome related to my own". Sir Paul Nurse, Nobel Laureate, is president of the Royal Society, quoted on the subject of the DNA coding in human migration.

I wonder which Haplogroup is closest in the 'Swedish Viking population' to the L or M Haplogroups which originated in Africa and the MiddleEast/Asia ?
02:35 January 3, 2012 by jostein

Not a clue. Ill check it out thou, sounds interesting.

But you supplied a qoute from 19th centuary chicago (i kinda doubt the wellfare part of it so my hunch is that it was a doctored qoute) where thieves didnt want to share their illgotten gains, allegedly. So i provided you with a qoute from neighbouring Ohio, also 19th centuary which is in my opinion more relevant. Comparing the settlersocieties of the new world with an ancient nationstate in europe is inane, in my opinion. I could go on and on about why such a comparison is pointless, but another time, neh?

But you know, it really doesnt matter, these moarlistic wranglings. People tend to always act in their self interest. In order to do so, they form alliances. Their favourite basis for such aliances is blood. When you do not look out for your own self interest be sure that others will keep doing it. The result is your destruction. So history teaches us. Again and again and again.
11:10 January 3, 2012 by Keith #5083

Yep, dna shows clearly the interconnection of alliances of blood, so that the viking invasions of Britain and the East (they did get as far as Bagdad didn't they?) were really family visits!!

" Even the white man cannot be exempt from the common destiny. We may be brothers after all. We shall see" the words generally attributed to Chief Seattle of the Suquamish/Duwamish 1853 (noted by Henry Smith).

I quite agree with you about the 'self interest' thing, except I keep running into problems when history tells me about peeps like Gandhi whose self interest was so mighty he threw out us Brits.

But we do have a problem in respect of immigration,viz. do we really help by moderating a higher standard of human rights to accomodate 'politcised religious'


I still feel sorry for the kid who was shot,his family and friends.
13:34 January 3, 2012 by jostein
The scary thing is, i dont. Not any more. Not honestly. Maybe take this discussion to a place where it is less disrespectful?
14:41 January 3, 2012 by Keith #5083

I don't think there is anything disrespectful about honesty. Indeed, I think it is probably the highest form of respect.

The world would be a much better place if there was a lot more of it,huh?
02:30 January 4, 2012 by jvtx3232
"One day soon Sweden will have at least 50% of people from other lands...."

@seekingthetruth: It doesn't have to be that way, and Swedes need not necessarily resign themselves to this eventuality. But the time is short. Don't mourn, organize! Muster the political will to precipitate a sea-change in immigration policy. It can happen! Vote Sverigedemokraterna in 2014! Håll Sverige svenskt för evigt!
12:39 January 4, 2012 by Keith #5083

In your desire to keep Sweden 'Swedish' does this also extend to the forced repatriation of all Swedish immigrants who settled in other lands, including their heirs, offspring, and extended families and appropriate compensation to aggrieved parties?
13:17 January 4, 2012 by flintis
@ Rick Methven, the artical states he "psycho" comes from greater moanchester & he was one of a group, doesn't say he's English. Stapelton is a good old Irish name.

Doesn't matter what colour skin this 15 yr old had, the crime itself is atrocious.
15:34 January 4, 2012 by jvtx3232
@Keith: Thank you very much for asking me that question. I mourn for the Native American people and what they lost. I am acutely aware of it. It was the worst genocide in human history. Worse than the WW II Holocaust, and it is in fact still ongoing. A multi-generational slow-motion train-wreck.

Unfortunately, the damage has been done, the toothpaste is out of the tube for the Native Americans. What has been done to them cannot be ever reversed in any truly meaningful way.

The silver lining is, we can at least learn from that historical lesson of population replacement. It is still POSSIBLE to prevent Sweden, Norway, and other Western European countries from a similar fate as the Native Americans in North (and South) America.

Just because it happened to people of color in America at the hands of white Europeans does not mean that two wrongs make a right, and that here now the white Europeans deserve to have population replacement foisted on them because too of what their ancestors did in America hundreds of years ago. There is still time to prevent that from happening to the same degree that it happened to Native Americans. But not much time.

Celebrating "multiculturalism" in Western Europe is unethical and analogous to celebrating the "multiculturalism" that white Europeans brought to America hundreds of years ago.
04:13 January 5, 2012 by Keith #5083

I would respectfully suggest that if the mindset which was extant in Europeans upon invading North America was still prevalent, then you could potentially have a valid point in your argument.

I do not,however, upon my reading of history find many circumstances where any effort was made in respect of 'multiculturalism' towards the many indigenous tribes of N.America.Precious little was ever done to respect their religions or even their main food source.

The point I was raising in #36 was simply that there have always been migratory trends in populations and this applies just as much to Swedes in history as any other category of humans. Your expressed desire to 'keep Sweden Swedish' appears to overlook that many Swedes chose not to remain here.

The fact that others have been permitted to come here (and reinforce a declining population) is no reason for us to celebrate when one of them, in this case a boy of 15, is murdered.

Yeha Noha
12:01 January 6, 2012 by mikewhite
"Stapelton is a good old Irish name." - can't see why it should be exclusively Irish - there are places called Stapleton in Bristol and Shropshire and probably other areas of England too.

I live less than 20km from one of these !
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