According to investigators, three men - two armed with guns - burst into the home around 8 a.m.
They allegedly pistol whipped 22-year-old Garion Mangum and shot 24-year-old Richard Squire when he struggled with them.
They got away with personal property and cash.
Mangum and Squire were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police were combing through the crime scene looking for clues.
They were looking for a silver colored Toyota 4-Runner believed to be used in the crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Yount with the Fayetteville Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).