A man was gunned down in his home while investigating a noise, police say.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, the victim was investigating a noise heard by his children, all under the age of 10, at their home in the 200 block of Marmok Avenue on the city's east side.

Investigators said the killer, forced his way into the home and shot the father and husband who was in his 20's.

His wife and children watched as the man died in the hallway of their home. The victim's wife called the police.

Investigators said they do not believe this is someone who randomly selected a home.

Police are in search of the killer.