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.