Fort Carson soldier, Spec. Adrian Perkins, dies in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan - A Fort Carson soldier has died in Jordan.

Spec. Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, California, died Saturday, in Amman.

The Department of Defense said Perkins died from a non-combat related injury. Fort Carson's Public Affairs Unit confirmed he was shot at a Jordanian military base on May 17.

"We're still trying to determine the details of the incident but can confirm there were no Jordanians involved," a Fort Carson spokeswoman read from a statement.

Perkins died at King Hussein Hospital.

Perkins was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson.

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