Flags fly at half-staff in honor of slain Port St. Lucie soldier Jordan Christopher Schumann

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott has ordered all state and national flags flown Tuesday at half-staff at the St. Lucie County Courthouse and Port St. Lucie City Hall to honor a Port St. Lucie soldier killed in action, according to a governor's office news release.

U.S. Army Spc. Jordan Christopher Schumann, 24, died July 5 in the Paktia province of Afghanistan when a Humvee he and two other soldiers were riding in drove over a roadside bomb. All were assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion stated in Hohenfels, Germany.

Also, the state and U.S. flags will be flown half staff at the Capitol buildings in Tallahassee.

Schumann's family could not be reached for comment on Monday.

Schumann is survived by his wife Sarah Schumann, his parents, Clay and Linda Schumann; a brother, Clay Schumann Jr., all of Port St. Lucie; and a sister, Heather Goldsmith, of Fort Benning, Ga.

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