The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two men who broke into a Gonzales home early Sunday morning and shot and injured the homeowner.

The assailants kicked in the front door of the Chick Duplessis Road home at 2:30 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office said. The homeowner woke up to a noise and saw the men in the hallway.

One of the intruders shot the homeowner, who was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Anyone with information about the assailants is urged to call (225) 621-INFO (4636) or (225) 344-STOP (7867).