Actor Michael Jace Charged in Wife's Murder

"The Shield" actor reportedly confessed to the shooting death of his wife.
2:11 | 05/20/14

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half hour with that breaking news. "The shield," star, Michael Jace, booked for murder this morning in the shooting death of his wife. ABC's Ryan smith is here and has the latest for us. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Michael Jace becamknown for his role as a police officer. But he's under arrest for murder, as police begin to sort through the jarring details. Moments ago, Los Angeles police telling ABC news, 50-year-old "Shield" actor Michael Jace, has been charged with murder in the death of his wife, April Jace. He called 911, telling police, I shot my wife. He stayed on the phone until police arrived at approximately 8:30 P.M. Neighbors allegedly heard multiple gunshots. Lapd found 40-year-old April Jace shot to death at the family home. Three children were reportedly in the house at the time of the fatal shooting. Dude said it wasn't points shaving. Reporter: Jace became known on "The shield." He had numerous roles, including "Forrest gump," with Tom Hanks and "State of play," with Russell Crowe. Police are investigating whether the shooting was an accident or a murder. The first thing the authorities want to know, was it intentional or was it accidental? It's not surprising they want to talk to her husband, if they can, at length. Reporter: The couple celebrated their ten-year anniversary last year. They reportedly have two sons together. Police believe this started as a domestic incident. And at this point, they're not looking for other suspects, robin. Information is coming in quickly. We just learned about him being booked. What happens now, Ryan? The arraignment will happen soon. And then, he'll enter a plea. And that plea will likely be not guilty. And then, the investigation has to continue. There's a lot of details to sort through. And they have to figure out exactly what happened inside that home where they're saying right now it happened. And for them to say, the children were in the home, as well. That's the most jarring detail. You wonder what they saw. And unfortunately, they might become part of this case and be asked questions about what happened. Now, to the Colorado woman who was trapped in her car for

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