Yesterday (July 4), Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to inform her followers that her cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, was murdered near his home in Brooklyn, New York.
Police found Telemaque, 27, with "multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso region," according to MTV.com. Telemaque was taken to King County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY and was pronounced dead upon arrival. There have yet to be arrests in relation to Telemaque's murder and an investigation is "ongoing."
Representatives for Nicki Minaj have yet to respond to request for a comment.