North Carolina blackouts caused by shootings could last days


              North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper listens during a press conference about the power outage in Moore County on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Carthage, N.C. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              North Carolina Department of Public Safety Secretary Eddie M Buffaloe speaks at a news conference at the Moore County Sheriffs Office in Carthage, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, regarding an attack on critical infrastructure that has caused a power outage to many around Moore County. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, right, with North Carolina Department of Public Safety Secretary Eddie M Buffaloe, back left, speaks at a news conference at the Moore County Sheriffs Office in Carthage, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, regarding an attack on critical infrastructure that has caused a power outage to many around Moore County. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Secretary of North Carolina Department of Public Safety Eddie M Buffaloe speaks at a news conference on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at the Moore County Sheriff's Office in Carthage, N.C., regarding an attack on critical infrastructure that has caused a power outage to many around Moore County. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Secretary of North Carolina Department of Public Safety Eddie M Buffaloe speaks on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at a news conference at the Moore County Sheriff's Office in Carthage, N.C., regarding an attack on critical infrastructure that has caused a power outage to many around Moore County. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Spokesperson for Duke Energy Corporation Jeff Brooks, center, speaks on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at a news conference about an attack on critical infrastructure that has caused a power outage to many around Moore County at the Moore County Sheriff's Office in Carthage, N.C. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is at right and Secretary of N.C. Department of Public Safety Eddie M Buffaloe, stands at left. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Eden Maracco, 8, has lunch with her family while power is out at her home, at Reds Food Truck Corner in Southern Pines, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Noah Hartford, a student at Sandhills Community College and a resident of Aberdeen, N.C., has lunch while the power is out at his home, at Red's Food Truck Corner in Southern Pines, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Residents of Southern Pines, N.C., have lunch while the power is out in the area at Reds Food Truck Corner in Southern Pines, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Eden Maracco, 8, has lunch her dad Jeffery while power is out at her home, at Reds Food Truck Corner in Southern Pines, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              This photos shows the gate to the Duke Energy West End substation in Moore County, N.C. on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. Tens of thousands were without power in the county after what authorities say was an act of criminal vandalism at multiple substations. The Pilot newspaper in Southern Pines reported that infrastructure at the West End substation was damaged. (John Nagy/The Pilot via AP)
North Carolina blackouts caused by shootings could last days