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Update: Suspect arrested in drive-by shooting
Former soldier apprehended at Hinesville apartment complex
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Law-enforcement authorities respond to the scene of a drive-by shooting at Waldo Pafford Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured and children were released to their parents. - photo by Lewis Levine

A man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary School. 

The suspect -- identified Marvin Roundtree, according to Detective Gail Poulsen -- was apprehended at Independence Place apartment in Hinesville, not far from the school. The man was arrested in his apartment, which he shares with his military wife. She was present, but not involved in the incident.

 Poulsen said the suspect, who is a former soldier, is being charged with making terroristic threats, and other charges are pending.

 The shooting happened at about 3 p.m., according to Hinesville Police Maj. Thomas Cribbs. No one was hurt, but officials say a bullethole was found in one vehicle parked at the school and there were signs of at least one other bullet ricocheting off a curb. In addition, three shell casings were found on the grassy area in front of the school, near the road.

Students were released to their parents, and the incident still is under investigation.

The school is on West 15th Street Extension, off Highway 196.

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