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The Shield alum Jay Karnes will join ABC's V in a recurring role, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Karnes will play FBI agent Chris Bolling, a newly assigned partner for agent Erica Evans (Elizabeth Mitchell). The two have some history, having trained together at Quantico. However, Bolling quickly begins to suspect Erica may have divided loyalties when it comes to her dedication to the Visitor resistance group, the Fifth Column.Karnes, 47, is best known for his role as Detective Dutch Wagenbach on The Shield. He has also held recurring roles on Sons of Anarchy, Burn Notice and Brothers & Sisters. His role on V reunites with him former Shield producer Scott Rosenbaum, who now serves as V's showrunner.The second season of V is slated to begin airing in November on ABC.