• In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace attends WordTheatre presents Storytales at Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Jace's murder trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 23, 2016, in downtown Los Angeles. The actor best known for playing a police officer on the FX series "The Shield"� is charged with shooting his wife to death in their Los Angeles home on May 19, 2014 and faces 50 years to life in prison if convicted. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Murder trial for ‘Shield’ actor set to begin in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home.