Sicona Aholahi was on his phone outside his family home at the Bidwill property around 9.30pm when four men pulled up in a black sedan.
He ran back inside the home after the shooting, followed by a man wielding a crowbar, 9 News reports.
Kaniva News reports Aholahi’s family was inside the home as the attacker threatened to kill them.
The victim’s father, Sione, challenged the violent offender.
‘I stood my ground and he said to me “I’m going to kill you”, and I said “do it”,’ Mr Aholahi said.