A 73-year-old Beckwith, Ont., man is facing charges after a 47-year-old man was shot and seriously injured on Monday.

It happened on Arklan Road at about 4 p.m., according to Ontario Provincial Police.

The younger man was taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The 73-year-old was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.

He was scheduled to appear in Perth court Tuesday.

Anyone with any information is asked to call OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).