HARRIS COUNTY -

Authorities are investigating a home invasion and a shooting in north Harris County.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the Timbers of Inwood Forest Apartment at the 5800 block of W. Gulf Bank near Antoine around 5:45 a.m. Monday.

Investigators say two men broke into an apartment and attacked a man and his wife.

Officials say the shooting happened during a struggle between the husband and the two crooks.

The husband was shot in the leg, while his wife was beaten with what authorities believe was a baseball bat.

The man was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital in fair condition. His wife was transported to Houston Northwest Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials have not said if the men got away with any valuables.

Anyone with information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS.