Tia Mowry pleads for help finding sister Tamera’s niece after shooting

Tia Mowry asked fans for help finding her sister Tamera Mowry’s niece Alaina Housley, who went missing after the California bar shooting on Wednesday, November 7.

“Woke up shocked,” Tia, 40, tweeted on Thursday, November 8. “Please pray. Please pray. I am numb.”

She later took to Instagram to share a photo of herself at her wedding with Tamera, also 40, and Alaina, 18. “Alaina Housely [sic] we are praying. We love u!” she captioned the post. “If you know anything or any information please let us know. We love you!”

Tamera and her husband, Adam Housley, pleaded earlier in the day for Alaina’s safe return. The Real cohost exchanged tweets with the Pepperdine University freshman’s suitemate Ashley, who tweeted that Alaina was last seen “wearing denim shorts, a blue flannel and sneakers.”

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Mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousands Oaks, California
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Mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousands Oaks, California
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Tim Dominguez who was in the bar with his son distraught over the shooting sits under the freeway after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
In this image taken from video a victim is treated near the scene of a shooting, Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing multiple people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene. (RMG News via AP)
In this image taken from video a victim is carried from the scene of a shooting, Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing multiple people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene. (RMG News via AP)
In this image taken from video a victim is treated near the scene of a shooting, Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing multiple people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene. (RMG News via AP)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Police work int he area after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Security patrol after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Sarah Rose DeSon talks to friends after a shooter wounded seven Wednesday night on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: People leave the scene after a shooter wounded seven Wednesday night on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Molly Esterline is hugged by David Crawford on scene after a shooter wounded seven Wednesday night on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Jason Coffman displays a photo of his son Cody outside the Thousands Oaks Teene Center where he came hoping to find his son who was at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 8, 2018. - Twelve people, including a police sergeant, were shot dead in a shooting at the bar close to Los Angeles, police said Thursday. All the victims were killed inside the bar in the suburb of Thousand Oaks late on November 7, including the officer who had been called to the scene, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters. The gunman was also dead at the scene, Dean added. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
An FBI agent talks to a potential witness as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
People comfort each other as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
People comfort each other as they sit near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: FBI setup for investigation at the Borderline and its parking lot after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Police work in the area after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Witnesses console each other near the Borderline Bar & Grill after a shooter wounded seven Wednesday night on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Police work in the area with dogs after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: A man speaks with law enforcement personnel as people stand along South Moorpark Road after a gunman opened fire late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar packed with hundreds of people attending a popular event for college students, causing multiple fatalities on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Nellie Wong cries as Chyann Worrell holds her and Erika Sigman (R) were all inside when shooting started inside the Borderline Bar & Grill when a shooter wounded seven Wednesday night on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California. The gunman burst into the bar around 11:20 p.m., cloaked in all black as he threw smoke bombs and began shooting at targets as young as 18 inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, authorities and witnesses said. (Photo by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
An American Red Cross Disaster Relief vehicle is seen outside the Thousands Oaks Teen Center where people have come for family assistance following the bar shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California on November 8, 2018. - Twelve people, including a police sergeant, were shot dead in a shooting at the bar close to Los Angeles, police said Thursday. All the victims were killed inside the bar in the suburb of Thousand Oaks late on November 7, including the officer who had been called to the scene, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters. The gunman was also dead at the scene, Dean added. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
People comfort each other as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
In this image taken from video a victim is treated near the scene of a shooting, Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing multiple people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene. (RMG News via AP)
People walk away from the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
People walk away from the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Sheriff's deputy speaks to a potential witness as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Sheriff's deputies speak to a potential witness as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
People comfort each other as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Sheriff's deputies speak to a potential witnesses as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
The inside of the Borderline Bar and Grill is seen after the shooting as police closed off the area in Thousand Oaks, California on November 8, 2018. - Twelve people, including a police sergeant, were shot dead in a shooting at a night club close to Los Angeles, police said Thursday. All the victims were killed inside the bar in the suburb of Thousand Oaks late on Wednesday, including the officer who had been called to the scene, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters. The gunman was also dead at the scene, Dean added. The bar was hosting a college country music night. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
People gather as close as they can to the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California on November 8, 2018 as police vehicles closed off the area responding to a shooting. - Twelve people, including a police sergeant, were shot dead in a shooting at a night club close to Los Angeles, police said Thursday. All the victims were killed inside the bar in the suburb of Thousand Oaks late on Wednesday, including the officer who had been called to the scene, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters. The gunman was also dead at the scene, Dean added. The bar was hosting a college country music night. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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When Tamera asked whether Alaina was “the only one unaccounted for,” Ashley replied, “Yes, all the other girls are safe.”

Adam, 46, later tweeted, “Please pray if you believe….pray. My niece. A beautiful soul. … Staying positive and praying and hoping and wishing there was more I could do.”

The former Fox News correspondent told the Los Angeles Times that Alaina had been at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night when the suspected gunman, Marine Corps veteran Ian David Long, opened fire and killed 12 people. Adam revealed that his niece’s Apple Watch and iPhone still showed her location on the dance floor.

“My gut is saying she’s inside the bar, dead,” he told the newspaper. “I’m hoping I’m wrong.”

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Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley together
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: Tamera Mowry-Housley and her family arrive to the Los Angeles premiere of Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' held at Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - APRIL 12: Tamera Mowry (L) and Adam Housley attend the Mack, Jack & McConaughey charity gala at ACL Live on April 12, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actor Tamera Mowry-Housley and Adam Housley attend 19th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures and InStyle at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: (L-R) Adam Housley, Ariah Talea Housley, Aden John Tanner Housley, and Tamera Mowry at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on September 16, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01: Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley (L) and her Husband Adam Housley (R) attend the 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel on May 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Adam Housley, Aden John Tanner Housley, Tamera Mowry and Ariah Talea Housley attend Safe Kids Day at Smashbox Studios on April 24, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 24: Journalist Adam Housley (C) and Tamera Mowry-Housley (R) attend Safe Kids Day 2016 presented by Nationwide at Smashbox Studios on April 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Safe Kids Worldwide)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Adam Housley, Aden John Tanner Housley, Tamera Mowry and Ariah Talea Housley arrive at the 7th Annual Milk + Bookies' Story Time celebration held at California Market Center on April 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 04: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, 'The Real' talk show co-host Tamera Mowry-Housley, daughter Ariah, 8 months, son Aden, age 3, and husband Adam meet Princess Tiana on March 4, 2016, at Epcot theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Mowry-Housley enjoyed attractions at Walt Disney World with her family during a break from speaking at Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. The ninth annual event, taking place through March 6, is a career-inspiration program for distinguished high school students across the U.S. (Photo by Kent Phillips/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 20: (L-R) Tamera Mowry-Housley and Adam Housley attend the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards at Paramount Studios on February 20, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Tamera Mowry-Housley, den John Tanner Housley and Adam Housley arrive at the premiere of Disney-Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur' on November 17, 2015 in Hollywood, California.
SANTA MONICA, CA - APRIL 4: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Adam Housley, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict pose with sons Aden Housley and Cree Hardrict at Tamera Mowry-Housley's baby shower at Casa Del Mar on April 4, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CA - APRIL 4: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Tamera Mowry-Housley (L) and Adam Housley attend Tamera Mowry-Housley's baby shower at Casa Del Mar on April 4, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Tamera Mowry (L) and her Husband Adam Housley (R) attend NBC-Universal's after party for the 72nd annual Golden Globes Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 04: Actress Tamera Mowry and journalist Adam Housley attend The Actor's Fund 2014 The Looking Ahead Awards held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex on December 4, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
Actress Tamera Mowry and television personality Adam Housley arrive at the Alliance For Children's Rights 18th Annual Dinner Gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on March 10, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Mathew Imaging/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Tamera Mowry and reporter Adam Housley arrive at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and Adam Housley at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley (L) and TV personality Adam Housley attends the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's 24th Annual 'A Time For Heroes' at Century Park on June 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for EGPAF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley, son Aden Housley and husband Adam Housley arrive at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's 24th Annual 'A Time For Heroes' at Century Park on June 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
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