Cousin Of Rapper Nicki Minaj Shot To Death In Brooklyn
Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man identified Tuesday as the cousin of rap star Nicki Minaj.

According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at East 52nd Street and Farragut Road in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn at around 2:40 am Monday.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 27-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso region.

The victim, identified by police as Nicholas Telemaque, was transported to Kings County Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

It was later reported that Telemaque was a first cousin of the platinum-selling rapper Minaj.

Minaj, a Queens native, took to Twitter late Monday to mourn the death of her cousin.

"*My cousin Nicholas. Also goes by Juse, or @brolicalcoholic* Murdered. Last nite. Near his home. Brooklyn,NY"

The rap star also tweeted a number of photos of Telemaque throughout the day.

Police are still trying to determine what prompted the fatal shooting. No arrests have been made.