Man charged after another man shot in butt

A man has been charged after another man showed up at a Victorian hospital with gunshot wounds to the buttocks.

The 39-year-old Ballarat man attended hospital on Sunday with puncture wounds to the buttocks and lower back.

Police allege the non-life-threatening injuries were caused by an air rifle during a dispute.

On Tuesday, they searched a home on Drummond Street in Ballarat and arrested a 37-year-old Ballarat man.

He was charged with intentionally causing injury and possessing ammunition and is expected to face Ballarat Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting