(TStarnes) – Four thugs thought they had found an easy target in Escambia County, Florida. Click here to join Todd’s private Facebook page for conservatives.

They staged a home invasion robbery but the gun-toting ganstas did not didn’t anticipate the homeowner would be packing heat, too.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says two men pushed the homeowner inside and attacked the man. During the altercation the victim’s handgun fell on the ground. He ran to the back of the house where he had a rifle and began firing.

The terrified suspects ran out the front door and into a waiting getaway car. They were so frightened, the thugs hit a nearby mailbox.

The sheriff’s office says two suspects were arrested and they are still searching for the others.

Watch video the incident below.