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Targeted Shooting at North Carolina Power Stations Triggers Curfew, Cuts Power to 45,000 Customers

HeadlineDec 05, 2022

In North Carolina, authorities have called a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in Moore County after gunfire at two power substations cut power to some 45,000 customers Sunday. This is Sheriff Ronnie Fields.

Sheriff Ronnie Fields: “We’re looking at all avenues. That’s the reason I’ve got the professionals, the federal folks. They deal with the domestic terrorism more than locals. So, they’re on board, and they’re working with us to determine exactly who done this. Now, I can say this: This individual that done this, it was targeted; it wasn’t random.”

Authorities have yet to identify any suspects in the shootings. Local officials warned power could be out until Thursday amid freezing temperatures.

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