New Orleans police make arrest in Elvis impersonator's shooting death

New Orleans police make arrest in Elvis impersonator's shooting death

The alleged shooter fled the scene, authorities said and was arrested in New Orleans

A 28-year-old guy was detained in Louisiana on Saturday, accused in the death of a well-known Elvis impersonator.

Trace Pigott was taken into custody in New Orleans after a man police identified as Jason Baglio was found shot several times early Saturday morning in Denham Springs, northwest of town, FOX 8 in New Orleans reported.

Baglio often performed under the title Jayson Alfano, according to reports.

Pigott fled the scene after the shooting, authorities said, and was arrested by New Orleans authorities.

Tommy Ray, 53, Pigott's dad, was supposedly at the shooting and was being sought by authorities, according to FOX 8.

Authorities said it was not clear what led to the shooting.

The defendant will be booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on second-degree murder charges, The Advocate at Baton Rouge reported. He was being held at the Orleans Parish Prison.

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