The Shield actor Michael Jace was booked for his wife’s murder today after he called 911 on Monday and allegedly confessed: ‘I shot my wife.’
The 51-year-old is suspected of shooting dead his wife April, 40, at the couple’s Los Angeles home on Monday while their young children were present.
Jace made the 911 call at 8.30pm. The couple’s two children, who are both under 10, reportedly witnessed the shooting and were taken in a distraught state to the police station and were put in care.
The site also reports the couple had been fighting over money and had been through a bankruptcy.
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Actor Michael Jace’s wife April (pictured left with her husband in 2004) was found dead from gunshot wounds at 8.30pm in Los Angeles on Monday. He has been booked for her murder
Actor Michael Jace stands in handcuffs outside his Los Angeles home on Monday night after he allegedly shot dead his wife in front of their young children
A distraught Michael Jace pictured outside his LA home on Monday night. He has been booked in connection with his wife’s murder
His booking sheet shows that he was booked at 3.37am and is being held on $1,000,000 bail