A man was arrested after he fired shots at a woman's residence in Xgħajra following an argument between the two on Saturday afternoon.
Police said the man fire shots in the air and then at the residence after a violent argument between the two, police said.
The man was found with bite marks to his ear, while the woman was suffering from shock.
The man, a resident of Swieqi, refused to be taken to hospital for treatment when the police and medics showed up.
The incident happened in Triq il-Fabbriki around 5pm.
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered.
Police are investigating.