It happened Sunday night on Ray Drive -- off River Road.
The victim, 25-year-old Chris Beckon, says three men wearing all black came to his front door armed with a pistol and tried to get in.
The armed robbery failed and Beckon says they got away in a newer model Ford Expedition.
Beckon was not injured in the incident.
If you have any information on this crime, please call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400.