Walker man wins $100K on $5 scratch-off lottery ticket - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Walker man wins $100K on $5 scratch-off lottery ticket

Shawn Wilkinson (Source: Louisiana Lottery) Shawn Wilkinson (Source: Louisiana Lottery)
WALKER, LA (WAFB) -

A Walker man had a lot to smile about after winning $100,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket, according to officials.

The Louisiana Lottery reported Shawn Wilkinson, 24, won on a $5 "Cash King" scratch-off.

"I’m planning to buy a new home with the money," Wilkinson said.

Officials said the ticket was purchased at Best Stop Quick Mart No. 2 on Florida Boulevard in Walker. 

They added Wilkinson took home $70,000 after taxes.

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