A homeowner in southwest Houston successfully defended his family from a home invasion by grabbing his gun and shooting one of the intruders suspect.

KTRK Houston reports:

Authorities say when two suspects broke down the door of his home in the 7700 block of Corporate Drive near Sharpcrest, the resident managed to grab his gun and shoot one of the suspects. Though one of the suspects shot back, police say the other suspect ran from the scene.

Two children and two other adults were in the apartment at the time of the home invasion.

Both the resident and the suspect were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.