First responders win $1 million lottery raffle after purchasing ticket at CVS
Published: Jan. 14, 2023 at 11:15 AM CST
HENRICO, Va. (WWBT/Gray News) - A Virginia couple has started the new year catching a million-dollar lottery jackpot.
Mechelle and Michael Anderson, who worked together as firefighters in Richmond, won $1 million in Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.
WWBT reports Michael Anderson bought the ticket at a CVS store in Henrico. The winning numbers were announced on Jan. 1.
“I had to look at it like 500 times,” Michael Anderson said.
Mechelle Anderson is retired, while Michael Anderson is still a firefighter.
According to the Virginia Lottery, the raffle also produced four other $1 million winning tickets purchased around the state and seven $100,000 tickets.
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