As Twitchy told you, earlier today, former Fox News correspondent Adam Housley asked his Twitter followers to pray for the safety of his niece, who was missing after the deadly mass shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California.
In a heartbreaking update to our earlier story, Housley’s family has reportedly confirmed that Alaina Housley was among those killed in the shooting:
BREAKING: Tragic news to share. 18-year-old Pepperdine freshman Alaina Housley, niece of actress Tamera Mowry-Housley, killed in Borderline Bar shooting, family confirms. https://t.co/KvqTOVFYrb
— #NBC7 San Diego (@nbcsandiego) November 8, 2018
Tamera Mowry-Housley and husband reveal niece died in Thousand Oaks shooting https://t.co/s8tAPGgfmp
— Andrea Mandell (@AndreaMandell) November 8, 2018
Here’s the statement Housley and his wife, actress Tamera Mowry-Housley, released to USA Today:
“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 stated via their joint representative, Chantal Artur. “Alaina was an incredible young woman with so much life ahead of her and we are devastated that her life was cut short in this manner. We thank everyone for your prayers and ask for privacy at this time.”
Lord have mercy.😞 https://t.co/VNseEifBsr
— 🇺🇸My Name Is Nobody🇺🇸 (@Pqlyur1) November 8, 2018
Condolences and prayers for @AdamHousley and his family. So sorry.
— ¡El Sooopèrr! ن c137 (@SooperMexican) November 8, 2018
Please pray for the Housley family — and for the families of all the victims.