Thousands raised for family of slain volunteer firefighter



More than $23,000 was raised during a barbecue fundraiser held in honor of a murdered Rowan County volunteer firefighter.

Investigators say a burglar shot Marcus Kauffman, 25, in the head at his home last month.

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His family made the decision to take him off life support before Christmas.

Since then the community has stepped in to help the family.

Nearly $12,000 was raised just weeks ago during another fundraiser.

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