RCMP Const. Leslie Smith says they responded to a report of an altercation between the men with weapons and a male at the house, in the small community of Malakwa.
Smith says the suspects fled after the male homeowner was shot.
Sgt. Dave Dubnyk says three children and a woman were also in the home Wednesday night and he says it's fortunate they weren't killed or injured.
The homeowner was transported to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police are continuing to investigate a possible motive for the crime.
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