Armed Crime Squad detectives have arrested Ricky Brockdorff following an incident in Point Cook earlier today.
The 32-year-old was arrested with the assistance of the Special Operations Group at a property on Lemongrass Circuit shortly before 1.50pm.
A warrant had been issued for his arrest in relation to the non-fatal shooting of a woman in Docklands on 17 July.
Yesterday police made a public appeal in an effort to help locate Brockdorff.
He is expected to be charged with attempted murder, firearm offences, and a range of other offences.
The victim, a 25-year-old Hoppers Crossing woman, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
She remains in hospital in a serious condition.