UPDATE: Ex-deputy injured in shooting near Clayton County restaurant

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

A former deputy was injured a shooting Sunday morning near a Clayton County restaurant, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Officers were sent to the 2700 block of Mount Zion Road about 3:15 a.m. Sunday, the Clayton police department said in a statement. Police at the scene found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the statement.

He was taken to a hospital. While his condition and his name were not released, police identified him as a former deputy sheriff.

Investigators learned the shooting happened after some sort of dispute near Myxers Bar and Grill in Jonesboro, police told Channel 2.

No arrests have been made in the incident.

An investigation is ongoing.