A man has been charged with firing towards two people on a rural property in Lawrence, north of Grafton, on Friday.
The two men were working at the property on Mantons Road and tending to livestock when they were apparently shot at.
Police allege Christopher Blackett, the 63-year-old male the owner of the property, discharged a single shot from a .22-calibre firearm. The uninjured men left the property.
Blackett was arrested and taken to Grafton Hospital where he underwent medical examination and treatment.
On Saturday he was charged with fire firearm in manner likely to injure person(s), possess unregistered firearm, not keep firearm safely and failing to surrender firearm.
He appeared in Grafton Local Court on Saturday and was granted conditional bail to re-appear on Monday 13 August 2012.
Police say they have seized a .22-calibre rifle with scope and an amount of ammunition.