2:21 PM PT — Beverly Hills Law enforcement Chief Mark Stainbrook just held a push convention, and even though he shared a touching information from the Avant family, there was not a lot else new in conditions of the case. Stainbrook explained he could not however speculate on how numerous suspects have been involved or if they knew the Avant loved ones. He did, even so, say it didn’t surface to be a random attack … but he wouldn’t go any even further.
1:42 PM PT — Sources with direct expertise inform TMZ … Jacqueline was shot in the stomach, but was notify and speaking when paramedics arrived at the dwelling, and we are told the spouse and children was stunned she did not pull by.
Beverly Hills PD is about to update us on the case with a information conference at 2 PM PT, and we will be dwell streaming.
9:44 AM PT — Regulation enforcement sources convey to us there was security at the residence, the security guard was shot at as very well, but did not return fire. We’re informed Clarence was not injured.
9:20 AM PT — At minimum one suspect, the shooter, had gotten inside of the Avants’ house when he opened hearth at Jacqueline … in accordance to resources connected to the investigation. It is unclear how many suspects were being associated.
An image of the residence demonstrates a smashed sliding glass doorway … so it appears that is how the suspects bought inside.
Clarence Avant, a famous tunes exec who was just inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame, had a tragedy at home Tuesday evening … a house invasion exactly where his wife of 54 years — Jacqueline Avant — was shot and killed … TMZ has discovered.
It transpired in the Trousdale Estates … a large-end space neighboring Beverly Hills. Regulation enforcement tells TMZ, Beverly Hills PD got a phone at 2:30 AM for a home invasion. The caller told the dispatcher someone experienced been shot. By the time they arrived, Jackie had previously been rushed to a close by hospital, where by she was pronounced lifeless.
A family members source tells us the people today who broke into the household fired pictures and strike Jackie. Clarence was household at the time. We do not know if he was harm.
Jackie and Clarence’s daughter is Nicole Avant, who is married to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos.
Clarence is acknowledged as the Godfather of Black Songs. He is been regularly celebrated by the likes of Jay-Z and Diddy, L.A. Reid and Babyface. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame back again in October.
Jackie served as the President of the Neighbors of Watts, a help team that concentrated on youngster care. She was also on the Board of Administrators of UCLA’s International Scholar Centre.
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