Sheriff Nehls said the shooting appeared to have happened incredibly quickly.
Detectives are canvassing the neighbourhood and following several leads, including reports of a auto that sped away from the scene soon after the shots were fired, as well as surveillance video and witnesses, Sheriff Nehls said.
Police do not believe that the father knew the intruders - with nothing n from the property.
"Still not real brother", Cobin Estorffe wrote. "Hands down you are my hero the way you stood up for your family", he said.
"We have a homeowner here in Fort Bend County who's no longer with us". Can only dream to be a little bit like you.
The suspects have not been found, according to local reports, and police say it's unclear if there was a motive behind the attack.
As tributes flow for the much-loved Mountain Creek State High School graduate, a GoFundMe has been set up to support his young family through the "devastating loss".
The victim is Australian national, Brenton Estorffe, 29.
"Thanks for the wonderful times we had together".
Neighbour Kimberly Patel told KHOU 11 she recently met the family for the first time when they moved to the Seven Meadows suburb of Fort Bend County.
"It's sad, sad", the sheriff told local TV station ABC13.
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While another said: "You don't know me but I just wanted to send my support to you and your family on the passing of your brother".
"We've left our doors unlocked because we felt like this is such a quiet neighbourhood".
"So it's pretty shocking to be honest".
Another neighbour of the Estorffes who did not give a name expressed their shock.
Brenton and Corbin Estorffe.
By 2015, he was married and had moved to the small Texan town of Katy, with a population of just over 18,000.
THE father of former Sunshine Coast man Brenton Estorffe, who was gunned down in his Texas home, says he may not be able to make his son's funeral over a visa issue.
Mr Estorffe played a season of college football for Southern Virginia University in 2012.
He studied at Sam Houston State University in Texas before working as a rental vehicle manager.
Relatives said on social media that Estorffe was an Australian native. "My son and Brenton were roommates in UT after graduating from SVU", a Facebook user wrote. "They took a young man's life". "We are doing everything we can to identify these people and bring them to justice", he said. I hope you guys catch the people who did this.
His children are aged three and one.