They assaulted him as he approached his home, and forced him inside demanding money.
While upstairs in the master bedroom, the victim got into a struggle with one of the suspects. During the struggle the victim located his own pistol and began firing.The guy who was shot was rushed to surgery in critical condition. The victim of the attempted robbery was treated for minor facial injuries.
One of the suspects was hit multiple times, and made it as far as the driveway before collapsing. The other suspect jumped in the getaway car and left the scene.
Self-defense is a human right.