Michael Jace of The Shield Charged With Shooting and Killing Wife

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By Daniel Gates

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Michael Jace, an actor best known for “The Shield,” allegedly killed his wife on Monday. According to reports, Jace himself called police to say that he’d shot his wife April at their Los Angeles home. Neighbors heard gunfire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Jace allegedly shot April in front of their young children.

Cops arrived on the scene to find her dead and took Michael into custody. He’s been charged with homicide. It’s not known what led to the shooting. Jace played Detective Julien Lowe on “The Shield,” also appearing on shows including “NYPD Blue,” “Private Practice,” “The Mentalist” and “Burn Notice.”

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