Tamera Mowry is mourning the lack of her niece, Alaina Housley, who was killed within the Borderline capturing.
The actress and TV present host of The Actual introduced Alaina died on Thursday afternoon, following a frantic seek for the Pepperdine scholar. “Our hearts are damaged. We simply realized that our niece Alaina was one of many victims of final night time’s capturing at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks,” Tamera and husband Adam Housley stated in an announcement issued to E! Information. “Alaina was an unbelievable younger girl with a lot life forward of her and we’re devastated that her life was reduce brief on this method. We thank everybody on your prayers and ask for privateness presently.”
Promptly after confirming their niece’s demise, Tamera’s co-hosts despatched messages of affection and help to her and her household.
Loni Love wrote on Instagram: “Sadly Alaina was one of many victims within the mass capturing.. please maintain The Housley’s in your prayers presently. Constructive ideas and prayers to all of the households proper now ready to listen to about their family members from the #borderlinemassshooting”
Likewise, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Houghton shared their condolences on their Instagram Tales, asking for properly needs and prayers from their followers.
And in an announcement from The Actual, the workforce on the present despatched their love. “The Actual is heartbroken for the victims of the mindless tragedy in Thousand Oaks, which included Alaina Housley, the niece of Tamera and Adam Housley,” the assertion learn. “We ship prayers and energy to all of the victims’ households and their neighborhood in addition to our gratitude to the primary responders. We ship all our love and our deepest condolences to the Housleys, our household, throughout this tough time.”
Alaina, a freshman at Pepperdine, is among the many at the very least 12 victims killed on the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., the place a scholar line-dancing occasion was being held.
Tamera and Adam have been made conscious of their niece’s potential demise early Thursday morning, after a pal of the teenager tweeted about needing assist finding Alaina. Los Angeles Occasions reporter Andrea Castillo wrote on Twitter that Adam then drove to the Los Robles Regional Medical Middle trying to find Alaina. “A guard did not let him by means of, saying it was on lockdown. He stated Alaina, a Pepperdine freshman, was on the bar with a number of mates. Her Apple Watch and iPhone nonetheless confirmed her location on the dance ground,” Castillo tweeted. In keeping with Castillo’s tweet, Housley defined his niece’s suitemates had jumped by means of a damaged window to flee and at the moment are in a hospital with glass accidents.
Within the hours for the reason that tragedy, regulation enforcement officers have recognized the shooter as 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy, a Marine Corps veteran. He reportedly shot himself on the scene of the crime.