Unknown Suspect(s)
Duke Energy Substations
Moore County, North Carolina
December 3, 2022

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Carthage, North Carolina
West End, North Carolina


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting at two electrical substations in Moore County, North Carolina.


On the evening of December 3, 2022, unknown suspect(s) fired multiple shots at two Duke Energy Substations in Moore County, North Carolina. The substations are located approximately 10 miles apart in West End and Carthage, North Carolina. The damage led to a massive power outage of approximately 45,000 customers. The repair process will take days, therefore a state of emergency was declared in Moore County to provide resources to citizens who remain without power.


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Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office tip line at (910) 947-4444. You may also contact your local FBI office, the nearest American Embassy or Consulate, or you can submit a tip online at

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