A 41-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested and charged after allegedly shooting her partner in the back during a terrifying domestic disturbance at a home in the NSW Southern Tablelands early this morning.
Police say they were called to reports of a shooting at the home on the Kings Highway at Bungendore, near Queanbeyan, just before 3am.
On arrival, they found a 40-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his back, allegedly inflicted by the 41-year-old woman.
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He was treated at the scene by paramedics before rushed conveyed to Canberra Hospital where he has undergone emergency surgery and remains in a serious, but stable condition.
The woman was arrested at the home and taken to Queanbeyan Police Station where she was charged with discharging a firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and use unauthorised firearm.
She has been refused bail to appear before Queanbeyan Local Court tomorrow.
A crime scene was established at the home and a total of three firearms were secured.
Police have confirmed the pair were in a domestic relationship.