Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband confirm their 18-year-old niece died in Thousand Oaks shooting
On Wednesday, a gunman named Ian David Long opened fire and killed 12 people at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California.
One of the people killed was a freshman at Pepperdine University named Alaina, who was the niece of “Sister, Sister” star Tamera Mowry-Housely and her husband Adam Housley.
Previously, Mowry-Housely and Housley took to social media to determine the whereabouts of their then-missing relative.
“Sister, Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband Adam Housley have confirmed that their niece, Alaina, was killed in the Thousand Oaks shooting.
“Our hearts are broken. We just learned that our niece Alaina was one of the victims of last night’s shooting at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks,” the couple told USA Today via their joint representative Chantal Artur.
Alaina was a freshman at California’s Pepperdine University. She was present at the bar on Wednesday when a gunman named Ian David Long opened fire and killed 12 people. In a press conference on Thursday morning, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said that authorities believe Long shot himself after the massacre. According to police, the gunman used a single handgun.
Read more: What we know about the Thousand Oaks shooter, identified as Ian David Long
Prior to learning of the death of her nice, Mowry-Housley was communicating with Alaina’s roommate via Twitter. She initially spotted a tweet from the roommate, who said that she was unaccounted for hours after the shooting.
Ashely this is her aunt Tamera Mowry Housley. Can you please DM me your information?
— Tamera Mowry-Housley (@TameraMowryTwo) November 8, 2018
Housley later posted a tweet saying: “Staying positive and praying and hoping and wishing there was more I could do.”
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Source:: Business Insider