A man remains in a serious condition in hospital on Monday night after he was shot at a Gold Coast residence.
Emergency services were called to Plateau Crescent in Carrara just after 4pm following reports of a shooting.
Police said the man was confronted by three men and a woman, one of the men was armed with a gun and the woman with a metal pole.
The 44-year-old man was then shot and suffered injuries to his left arm and chest, while his attackers fled the scene in a car.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital by ambulance in a serious condition, with a High Acuity Response Unit and Critical Care Paramedic on board.
A woman and child were home at the time of the shooting, but were not physically injured.
Investigations were continuing with detectives, scientific officers and forensic police having attended the scene.