Michael Jace has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife, April Jace, in a Los Angeles court.
Michael Jace’s bail was set at $2 million and he was ordered to stay away from his two children if he is released.
Prosecutors say he shot April Jace, 40, multiple times at their family home on May 19, while the couple’s young children were present.
Michael Jace, 51, called 911 to report the shooting, according to police, and was at the house when they arrived.
He played Detective Julien Lowe in FX series The Shield.
On Wednesday, his lawyer, Jason Sias, said his client might seek a reduction of his bail at a future hearing. He is due in court next on August 1st.
Jason Sias said the actor would not contest the order keeping him away from his children.
“Mr. Jace is just concerned about his children,” he said after the hearing.
April Jace worked at Biola University and had three sons, including two boys under the age of 10 with Michael Jace. They were unharmed and are now living with relatives.
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