Tamera Mowry-Housley Searches For Niece Missing In Thousand Oaks Shooting

Tamera Mowry-Housley Searches For Niece Missing In Thousand Oaks Shooting

Mowry-Housley, responding to a tweet from her niece's suitemate, wrote, "Ashely this is her aunt Tamera Mowry Housley".

"The Real" host and "Sister, Sister" star Tamera Mowry-Housley is searching for information about her missing niece, who she said was at a Thousand Oaks, California, bar Wednesday night when a mass shooter opened fire.

"Our hearts are broken", they said. "We just learned that Alaina was one of the victims of last night's shooting at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks", the statement read.

In a statement released to the media, the couple called Alaina an "incredible young woman with so much life ahead of her". "We thank everyone for your prayers and ask for privacy at this time".

The slain student was a freshman at Pepperdine University, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Borderline Bar and Grill, a popular country venue, was hosting its weekly college night when the attack occurred on Wednesday.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Housley tried to look for his niece at the Los Robles Regional Medical Center around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday but was turned away and told the hospital was on lockdown.

She responded to Mowry-Housley saying that she had already been in contact with her husband.

The gunman, who died at the scene, has now been identified as Ian David Long, a 28-year-old who served in the Marine Corps. "I'm hoping I'm wrong", he told the paper. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said an investigation is ongoing, and it is unclear what motivated the attack. "Can you please DM me your information?' According to the friend Ashley, Alaina was the only one out of 'a handful of girls [who] went to line dance tonight", and is now unaccounted for. Please pray. I am numb. In an bad twist, Adam Housley was one of the reporters on the ground who covered the 2015 San Bernardino shooting, according to CBS 2 anchor Peter Daut.

Tamera Mowry was among the people frantically looking for any news about the victims.

Tamera's twin sister, Tia, also posted on social media to ask her followers for any updates.

We're hoping and praying that Tamera and Adam's niece is found safe.