Restoring power after shootings could take until Thursday


              Elowyn Hoelscher, 7, stands in line at a food truck with her mother, Erika Hoelscher, at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Patrons dine by candelight at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Elowyn Hoelscher, 7, stands in line at a food truck with her mother, Erika Hoelscher, at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Patrons dine by candelight at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Elowyn Hoelscher, 7, stands in line at a food truck with her mother, Erika Hoelscher, at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Patrons dine by candelight at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Elowyn Hoelscher, 7, stands in line at a food truck with her mother, Erika Hoelscher, at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Patrons dine by candelight at Red's Corner during the Moore County power outage, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Southern Pines, N.C. Tens of thousands of people are bracing for days without electricity in Moore County where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. (Kaitlin McKeown/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              A gate blocks the road leading to the West End Substation, at 6910 NC Hwy 211 in West End, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, where a serious attack on critical infrastructure has caused a power outage to many around Southern Pines, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Workers work on equipment at the West End Substation, at 6910 NC Hwy 211 in West End, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, where a serious attack on critical infrastructure has caused a power outage to many around Southern Pines, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Workers set up an automated display warning drivers on NC211 of the power outage in the area and how to approach the upcoming intersections in Southern Pines, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Restoring power after shootings could take until Thursday