UPDATE: A man remains in a Melbourne hospital after allegedly being shot in the face with a sawn-off shotgun.
Forensic police spent hours at a Holmwood Cross unit in Albury on Monday following the incident on Sunday morning.
It's alleged Joseph Dawson, 23, shot the 24-year-old victim at the property before fleeing the scene.
Police and paramedics were called to the area about 5am on Sunday after being alerted to the incident.
The victim could be heard crying out in pain near the front of his home before being treated by paramedics and taken to hospital.
Injuries to his neck and face required him to be transported to Melbourne for surgery, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
The injuries are not life threatening.
Dawson, who was arrested at a home in Thurgoona about 10 hours after the shooting, is facing charges of attempted murder and weapons offences.
He appeared before Albury Local Court on Monday and did not speak during a brief mention of the matter.
He did not apply for release.
The court heard Dawson, who wore an Adidas T-shirt and had facial hair, will make a bail application on Friday.
Police continued to search for the sawn-off weapon allegedly used in the shooting
Specialist search and rescue officers searched the nearby TAFE roof, surrounding homes, drains and other areas.
The gun hasn't been recovered.
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Acting Inspector Troy Martin said there wasn't any ongoing threat to members of the public.
"The two persons were known to each other," he said.
"The information we have is that they caught up earlier in the evening.
"Subsequently they've ended up back at that residence.
"And in relation to what took place at that time, that's a matter for the court to determine."
Albury detectives had planned to travel to Melbourne to speak to the victim and were yet to do so.
"He's very lucky, very lucky," Acting Inspector Troy Martin said.
"There's a number of things that could have happened potentially.
"It could have been life threatening.
"The victim's very lucky it hasn't taken his life."
Other charges include discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possess loaded firearm endanger life non-public place, possess unregistered prohibited firearm and use unregistered prohibited firearm.
Police have urged those with information to come forward.
A 23-year-old Thurgoona man has been charged with attempted murder after a 24-year-old Albury man was shot in the face.
NSW Police and paramedics were called to a home on Holmwood Crescent, Albury, shortly before 5am on Sunday.
Officers found the 24-year-old with a gunshot wound to the face.
He was taken to Albury Base Hospital before being transferred to Melbourne.
A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, investigators arrested a 23-year-old man at a Thurgoona home about 2.45pm on Sunday.
He was taken to Albury Police Station and charged with shoot at with intent to murder, discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possess loaded firearm endanger life non-public place, possess unregistered prohibited firearm, and use unregistered prohibited firearm.
The man was refused bail to appear at Albury Local Court on Monday.
Forensic officers spent several hours on Monday examining the home where the shooting occurred.
Police remain nearby.
As inquiries continue, anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Albury Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
A large number of police remain at the scene of a shooting in Albury.
Police and paramedics were alerted to the incident at a block of units in Holmwood Cross on Sunday morning.
A man in his mid-20s suffered a gunshot wound to his face and neck.
He was taken to Albury Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
There were limited details of how the incident occurred, with initial reports to paramedics that the man accidentally shot himself.
The man could be heard moaning in pain near the unit.
Three crime scene officers are examining the home while other officers search the surrounding area.
Specialist search and rescue police are looking on the roof of the nearby TAFE for a weapon.