Police have charged a Gold Coast man over a shooting last week.

A 37-year-old man was shot in the leg at his Pimpama home on Thursday when he refused to hand his car keys to a stranger.

Officers say the offender fled into nearby bushland sparking a massive police hunt.

A 23-year-old Gold Coast man has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm while armed, unlawful possession of a weapon and attempted robbery.

He is also facing an array of stealing and motor vehicle-related charges.

Police say he has been remanded in custody and is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Monday.

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