Michael Jace Charged in Wife’s Murder

'The Shield' actor Michael Jace charged in wife's shooting death

Actor Michael Jace charged with wife's murder. 

Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV's "The Shield," has been charged in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday. April Jace, 40, was found shot to death in her south Los Angeles home by police called there to investigate a shooting, Los Angeles Police Detective Lyman Doster said. "At this moment the motive of the murder is believed to be domestic violence," a police news release said.

Investigators detained Jace, 51, at the couple's Hyde Park area home Monday night and booked the actor on a homicide charge early Tuesday, according to Doster. Jace was booked into a Los Angeles jail with bail set at $1 million.

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