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'The Shield' Star

Called Cops ...

'I Shot My Wife'

5/20/2014 1:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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update_graphic_red_bar3:51 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Jace's 2 kids witnessed him allegedly shooting and killing their mom.  The kids -- both under 10 -- were extremely upset and taken to the police station.  We're told cops are angry it took Children's Services 4 hours to get to the station and take the kids to the home of a family member where they could be comforted.

Jace is being booked for murder.
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Actor Michael Jace called police himself to report his wife had been shot, and he had pulled the trigger Monday night in Los Angeles ... TMZ has learned.

According to law enforcement sources Jace called 911 around 8:30 PM PT and told police ... "I shot my wife."

We're told Jace's neighbors in the Hyde Park area of L.A. had reported shots fired in the home ... and shortly thereafter Jace made his call to 911.

Sources tell us the actor stayed on the phone, as instructed, until LAPD arrived and found his 40-year-old wife, April Jace dead.

We're told Jace was home alone when his wife arrived with their kids ... a short time later he allegedly shot her.

Jace -- best known as Detective Lowe from "The Shield" -- was taken into custody, and as of 1:00 AM PT Tuesday ... was being questioned, but had not been booked for his wife's death.

Story developing ...

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LoganJackson    

whoa!!!!

158 days ago
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Waka Waka Waka    

He's DONE!!!!!!!!

158 days ago
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Seriously wtf    

Wow.

158 days ago
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dph1671    

When guys snap it's usually murder/suicide. Self defense? It'll be interesting to learn more details. No matter the details... It's horrible that 1 life is over, and 1 will never be the same.

158 days ago
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gegeok    

WTH...

158 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Insane

158 days ago
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Machelle    

It's stories like this that makes me appreciate being single for the last 7 years. Good grief! May she rest in peace now.

158 days ago
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KARMA K    

That's so sad for his wife,what a dumbass he is.

158 days ago
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Youphemism    

I'm no expert on marriage, but it's hard to see how the relationship can recover from an incident like that.

158 days ago
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shakedoggy    

her face looks partially disfigured in the photo. i hope she pulls thru. she can always try reconstructive surgery. and he should have 2 pay 4 it.

my apologies. i clicked on bruce jenner's picture bi mistake. (butt my diagnosis is still the same.)

158 days ago
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janet    

Who? Why is everyone a so called star, nobody has ever heard of.

158 days ago
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FuckYouTMZFreedomofSpeechmyAss    

What a tragedy! Smh

158 days ago
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oneflypr    

SOMETIMES IN THE HEAT OF AN ARGUEMENT THINGS CAN GET INSANE & TEMPORARILY YOU CANT THINK STRAIGHT AND CAN MAKE A HUGE MISTAKE THAT YOU WILL REGRET THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.. I DONT CONDONE VIOLENCE & I COMMEND HIM FOR TURNING HIMSELF IN AND FACING WHAT HE HAS DONE.. WE ARE ONLY HUMAN BUT MUST PAY THE CONSEQUENCES OF OUR ACTIONS..

158 days ago
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01void    

True same, hate to hear that about anyone

158 days ago
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Hans Gruber    

At what point in modern history did people believe actors were healthy and balanced individuals? I think this career is finished.

158 days ago
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