UPDATE: Lockdown Lifted At Woodrow Wilson High School Due To Shooting Report


UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Officials tell WOAY that Woodrow Wilson High School was placed on lockdown because of a rumored Facebook post about a shooting.

Kids have been picked up from school and police searched and didn’t find anything.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.


UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The lockdown has been lifted at Woodrow Wilson High School.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.


BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Woodrow Wilson High School has been placed on a lockdown.

The school released the following statement:

“Due to community-related concerns, Woodrow Wilson High School has been placed on a lockdown. Students will not be dismissed until the lockdown is lifted by law enforcement.  Parents are requested to not come to WWHS until the lockdown is resolved.  The administration is working with law enforcement agencies to resolve the issue. Raleigh County Schools will keep everyone apprised.”

Stay with News Watch for more details.

Yazmin Rodriguez

Yazmin Rodriguez is currently the morning and noon anchor for WOAY. She was born in Newark, New Jersey then later headed down to the Jersey shore where she received her bachelor's degree in television and radio from Monmouth University. At Monmouth, she was actively involved in the student-run television studio, HawkTv. There she anchored, reported, produced and directed. After graduation, she headed to Sacred Heart University in Connecticut where she received her masters in broadcast journalism and digital media while interning at a radio station. Yazmin has always had an admiration for storytelling and idolized news anchors growing up especially WABC anchor Sade Baderinwa. She always had a love of public speaking and writing and knew journalism was the right career for her the moment she stepped into her college television station. She’s beyond thankful WOAY gave her this opportunity to live out her dream career. She loves working out, cooking, going on long drives and watching movies, especially A Star is Born.