On late Wednesday night, other tragic mass shooting occurred. This time, it took place at the Borderline Bar and Grill, located in Thousand Oaks, California, a frequent destination for college students in the area. An estimated twelve people were killed in the shooting, while 24 people were injured. Among the deceased victims was Alaina Housley, the 18-year-old niece of Sister, Sister actress Tamera Mowry-Housley. On social media, Mowry confirmed the news, and she offered her condolences to her late relative, taking time to remember the lost soul and hope she's in a better place now.
The devastating Instagram post came shortly after it was announced that Alaina Housley was among the slain victims earlier this week. The shooting, which occurred in "one of the safest cities in the county," according to Mayor Andy Fox -- as it was reported by CNN -- occurred close to midnight on November 7th. During the event, a gunman opened fire on the Southern California bar. In addition to the post above, Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband, Adam Housley, released the following statement to the press regarding their departed relative and the life she lived before it was tragically stricken. It started with a photo:
In addition to this statement, the couple went on social media and offered their thoughts and prayers for everyone mourning the lives lost on this day.
Here's what Tamera Mowry-Housley wrote about her belated niece in the Instagram post found above.
In addition to these sentiments from Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband, Pepperdine University, where Alaina Housley studied, provided the following condolences to the press, expressing their sorrowful feelings about this tragic situation and asking everyone to keep Alaina in their thoughts.
Our sympathies are extended to Tamera Mowry-Housley, her husband and all her grieving family and friends during this difficult time. It's never easy to say goodbye to a loved one, especially one so young and under such terrible circumstances, and we hope they find peace during this horrible tragedy.