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Michael Jace: ‘The Shield’ arrested for murder,shoots and kills wife

Michael Jace the star of FX's The Shield has been arrested for the murder of his 40-year-old wife in Los Angles according to Hollywood News Daily reports on Tuesday, May 20.

Michael Jace arrested for the murder of his wife April Jace
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Jace has been taken into custody and booked on murder charges in Los Angeles after he allegedly shot and killed his wife April Jace when she returned home with the couple's two young children, both under 10.

News reports reveal that Michael Jace killed his wife while the couple two children watched, then phoned in the 911 call himself stating, "I shot my wife."

911 phone calls began ringing in from the Hyde Park neighborhood with reports of gun shots around 8:30 p.m. Monday night.

Celebrity news site TMZ reported that Michael Jace stayed on the phone with the authorities until dispatched officers arrived on the gruesome crime scene finding April Jace shot to death.

Officers arrested Michael Jace and took him to the station for questioning.

It is also revealed that Jace's two children, who were extremely devastated by witnessing their mothers murder were also taken to the police station to await the arrival of Children's Services.

Officer's have expressed anger that Children's Services took around four hours to arrive to the station to pick up the children and take them to a trusted relative's care where they could be properly comforted.

Michael Jace is best known for his role on “The Shield” as Detective Lowe.

So far, no further details about the shooting have been released.

This story is still developing…

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