Updated:ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. —
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.
- Jan. 18: Hundreds come out to support family of slain volunteer firefighter
- Dec. 20: Rowan Co. volunteer firefighter shot in head dies
- Dec. 19:Family: Doctors to check brain activity
- Dec. 11:Gun stolen from home of firefighter who was shot recovered
- Dec. 9: Suspected shooter of volunteer firefighter makes first court appearance
- Dec. 6: Two arrested in Rowan Co. shooting of firefighter
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