27-year-old Alonzo Wallace and 30-year-old Reggie Reid were both taken into custody. They are charged with Burglary, Attempt Robbery, Aggravated Assault and related offenses.
Two other men remain at large.
The incident took place around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 500 block of Burnham Road.
Police say the 32-year-old resident heard a knock on his door.
He checked his surveillance video and determined he did not know the man who was knocking on his door.
The victim slightly opened his front door in an attempt to determine who it was.
When the victim opened the door, a second male suspect approached the door armed with a shotgun.
Police say the victim quickly shut the door.
Two additional suspects could be seen on surveillance cameras joining the two suspects.
All four armed suspects attempted to gain entry into the home.
After failing to break in, police say all the suspects fled the area in an unknown direction.
There were no injuries reported.
Anyone with information on the remaining two suspects is urged to contact Northwest Detectives at 215-686-3353.
The remainder two offenders have not been arrested at this time. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Northwest Detectives at 215-686-3353.
To submit a tip, call 215-686-TIPS (8477).