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Crime Stoppers offering $50,000 reward in attempted murder investigation

The victim, who is being treated for life-threatening injuries, is a Duke Energy line technician.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Crime Stoppers is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in an attempted murder investigation. It stems from a shooting Friday night, in which a Duke Energy line technician was seriously injured. 

Detectives believe the Duke Energy line technician, who has not been identified, was approached by two unknown suspects at gunpoint while working in the 4100 block of The Plaza, near the intersection with East Sugar Creek Road. 

A spokesperson with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after the shooting.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. Monday, CMPD confirmed that Crime Stoppers received a private donation of $50,000 to serve as a reward for any information leading to an arrest in the case.

Detective Van Almen is the lead detective on the case. 

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