FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) – The Army has delayed a hearing to decide whether an infantryman based in Colorado should face a court-martial on charges of shooting another soldier to death when they were deployed in Jordan.

Spc. Adrian M. Perkins (credit: Facebook)

Spc. Adrian M. Perkins (credit: Facebook)

The hearing for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Ohio, was postponed Wednesday with no new date set. He faces murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, who’s from California.

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Charging documents say Perkins was shot with an M4 rifle at an air base in Jordan in May. Authorities haven’t revealed a motive or the circumstances of the death.

Page is also charged with manslaughter, negligent homicide and failure to obey an order or regulation.

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Both soldiers were in the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team at Fort Carson, outside Colorado Springs.

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– By Dan Elliott, AP Writer

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