Walker County deputies and detectives are investigating a shooting that happened on Ridley Circle in Rising Fawn, Georgia.

Deputies believe an ex-boyfriend was trying to break into the residence through a window to see the woman who was at the home.

According to deputies, while the man was halfway through the window, the suspect was shot in the shoulder with a .22 caliber rifle by the male home owner.

The suspect was conscience and alert when the ambulance arrived at the scene. He was transported to the hospital by Emergency Medical Services.

Stay with Channel 3 as we follow this developing story.