"Former President Clinton tweeted that the shooting left him and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "heartbroken." "Jackie Avant was a wonderful woman, a great partner to Clarence and mother to Alex and Nicole, an active citizen & a dear friend to Hillary and me for 30 years," he wrote. "She inspired admiration, respect & affection in everyone who knew her."

"The elder Avants have deep ties to the Clintons, while their daughter was Southern California finance co-chair for former President Obama during his first White House run. Obama later appointed Nicole as U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas. She is married to Ted Sarandos, Netflix co-chief executive. "


"During a brief news conference just a day after he was sworn in, Beverly Hills Police Chief Mark Stainbrook remained tight-lipped. He declined to divulge the number of suspects involved, who — if anyone — witnessed the attack, or whether it was the latest in a string of violent robberies targeting the rich and famous in and around Los Angeles."

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