Loved ones trying to reach those missing since Thousand Oaks shooting

Tamera Mowry is desperately searching for her niece who was at the college bar where a gunman opened fire and brutally killed 12 people

Wednesday night's tragic Thousand Oaks shooting has hit close to home for Tamera Mowry-Housley.

In a statement released to the media, the couple called Alaina an "incredible young woman with so much life ahead of her". We love u! If you know anything or any information please let us know.

"My gut is saying she's inside the bar, dead. I'm hoping I'm wrong", he told the paper.

He fired rounds at more than 100 patrons, who were attending a college country night at the popular music venue, killing 12 and injuring at least a dozen people, many of whom are students from the schools in the area. In an terrible 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.

[Update - 2:55 p.m.] In a statement to People Magazine, Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband Adam Housley confirmed that their niece, Alaina Housley, was killed in the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting. "Her Apple Watch and iPhone still showed her location on the dance floor". Her friends are now being treated at the hospital for glass wounds after escaping through a window.

According to the suitemate, Housley was last seen wearing denim shorts, blue flannels and sneakers and was the only one of the suitemates that was unaccounted for at the time.

Ashley revealed that she had already been in touch with Adam, and there was nothing new to report at the time.

The Sister, Sister actress said: "Ashley this is her aunt Tamera Mowry Housley".

Housley tweeted about his niece early Thursday morning, asking his followers for prayers. "He said Alaina, a Pepperdine freshman, was at the bar with several friends".

Mowry-Housley's sister and fellow actress, Tia Mowry, also took to Instagram to write, "Alaina Housely we are praying".

Ventura County Sheriff's Sergeant Ron Heuls was one of the first responders and was met by gunfire.



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