Once on scene, deputies spoke to the homeowners who say two men broke into the home, made demands and attacked the male victim.
At that time, the female victim armed herself with a firearm and fired one round, striking one of the suspects. That suspect fled the house and was found dead at the scene.
Aviation and K9 responded to attempt to locate the second suspect. At this time, the second suspect has not been located.
The male victim was transported to TGH and is in stable condition.
At this time, detectives do not believe this was a random attack.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call HCSO at (813) 247-8200.