Riots in Stockholm After Police Shooting
Wall Street Journal
May 20, 2013
Rioting youth torched cars and fought police in a Stockholm suburb into the early hours of Monday, injuring four police officers and causing substantial damage to property.
The rioting was caused by anger over the fatal police shooting of an elderly man in the Husby area a week ago, according to Megafonen, a local youth organization.
Police said between 60 and 100 persons, most of them young men, took part in the riots, which started after 10 p.m. local time on Sunday. After a car was set alight, the first police patrol on the scene was met with stone-throwing, local police chief Daniel Mattsson said.