A Cheektowaga man suffered a cut to his head early today while fighting off two would-be robbers, one of whom was armed with a shotgun, Cheektowaga Police Capt. James Speyer said.

The two men allegedly tried to force their way into a residence on Ridge Park Avenue, off of Walden Avenue, at about 4:30 a.m.

The man who lives at the house, identified only as in his mid-20s, fought with the duo who ended up fleeing.

The victim was taken to the St. Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital, where he was treated and released.