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‘The Shield’s,’ Michael Jace Charged In Shooting Death Of Wife



Actor Michael Jace, most known for his role on The Shield, has been charged in the shooting death of his wife of 10-years, April Jace.

Law enforcement official say Michael called 9-1-1 around 8:30 pm on Monday night and confessed: “I shot my wife.” Authorities confirm that April suffered multiple gun shot wounds. Police took Jace into custody and booked the actor on a homicide charge on Tuesday morning.

According to police, the couple’s two children, both under the age of 10-years-old, were home during the time of the shooting. Police say the two boys were not injured in any way but that their emotions are running high. The two kids are currently with family members.

According to law enforcement, this incident does appear to be a domestic dispute.

Michael, 51, has appeared on a number of popular television series. The actor worked on FX’s The Shield from 2002-2008, and more recently, had a recurring role on TNT’s Southland. You also might recognize Jace from the critically acclaimed film, Forest Gump where he portrayed a Black Panther member.

LAPD tells HipHollywood that Jace’s bail amount is set at $1,000,000.00.

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  1. naksuthin

    May 20, 2014 at 6:29 AM

    Once again a gun that was purchased for “protection” is used to kill the person it was meant to “protect”
    Below all the mass killings for last year in the USA.
    1. Note how many of them involved a gun (as opposed to a knife, bat or bomb)
    2. Note also how many of them were massacres committed by a FAMILY member (as opposed to an intruder)

    Mass killings in the US for 2013.

    (The FBI defines a mass killing as 4 or more victims not including the killer.)

    12/1/13 Topeka Kan. Shooting Family killing 4
    11/23/13 Tulsa Okla. Shooting Other 4
    11/7/13 Jacksonville Fla. Shooting Other 4
    10/29/13 Callison S.C. Shooting Family killing 5
    10/28/13 Terrell Texas Shooting Other 5
    10/26/13 Phoenix Ariz. Shooting Other 4
    10/26/13 New York N.Y. Stabbing Family killing 5
    10/9/13 Paris Texas Shooting Other 4
    9/20/13 Rice Texas Shooting Family killing 4
    9/16/13 Washington D.C. Shooting Public Killing 12
    9/11/13 Crab Orchard Tenn. Shooting Robbery/burglary 4
    8/14/13 Oklahoma City Okla. Shooting Family killing 4
    8/7/13 Dallas Texas Shooting Family killing 4
    7/26/13 Clarksburg W.Va. Shooting Other 4
    7/26/13 Hialeah Fla. Shooting Public Killing 6
    6/7/13 Santa Monica Calif. Shooting Public Killing 5
    5/13/13 Fernley Nev. Shooting, Stabbing Robbery/burglary 5
    5/11/13 Waynesville Ind. Shooting Other 4
    4/28/13 Ottawa Kan. Shooting Family killing 4
    4/24/13 Manchester Ill. Shooting Family killing 5
    4/22/13 Federal Way Wash. Shooting Family killing 4
    4/18/13 Akron Ohio Shooting Robbery/burglary 4
    4/15/13 Boston Mass. Blunt force Public Killing 4
    3/13/13 Herkimer N.Y. Shooting Public Killing 4
    1/19/13 Albuquerque N.M. Shooting Family killing 5
    1/7/13 Tulsa Okla. Shooting Robbery/burglary 4

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