The shooting happened on Arnold Mill Road in Milton.
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The victim was treated and released overnight. Detectives in Milton said they are working to find out why the robbers came after him.
Police said a 20-year-old Hispanic male and his mother were inside the home when two men broke in with guns drawn.
McCarty said the victim’s wound was minor and he will be OK.
Detectives are searching for answers as to why the robbers may have targeted the home. Police spoke with both victims.
Police did not say if the men took money or what they were after.