US Army Specialist Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, California, was shot and killed on Saturday. He died in an Amman, Jordan hospital from his injuries.
US military officials said the shooting was not combat related, but there are no other details known about the incident, other than officials say the shooter was not Jordanian, and no one else was shot.
Perkins served in the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.. The 2nd Brigade generally trains local Middle East troops, and in large part the Jordanian army.