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North Carolina Man Accused Of 'Heinous' Killing Of Grandmother Making Early Morning Cash Withdrawal From ATM

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Source: Meck County Sheriff’s Office; GoFundMe

Oct. 24 2022, Published 3:16 p.m. ET

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A man in North Carolina was arrested in connection with the death of a woman who was shot while using an ATM.

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Police in Charlotte-Mecklenburg arrested 24-year-old J’wuan Horton and charged him with the murder of 48-year-old Karen Baker on July 13, WBTV reported.

Baker was at the ATM around 5:40 a.m. when police claim Horton, dressed in all-black clothing and wearing a mask, allegedly approached the victim and shot her.

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In addition to the murder count, police also charged Horton with robbery with a dangerous weapon, and firearm by felon.

“It is heinous, it is disgusting and it pains me to have to come up and stand in front of people and talk about it," Maj. Brian Foley with CMPD said of the deadly shooting, WCNC reported.

According to a GoFundMe, Baker was themother of three sons and a daughter as well as two daughters from a previous marriage.

“Karen was also a very active grandmother of three young children that referred to her as Nana,” the page reads. “Since becoming a Grandmother, most of Karen’s life was dedicated to her grandchildren making sure that every need was always met.”

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