EAST FLATBUSH - Police are investigating the murder of a famous rapper's cousin in Brooklyn.

Officials say that Nicki Minaj's cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, also known as "Juse," was shot and killed early yesterday morning on East 52nd Street in East Flatbush.

Friends and loved ones created a small memorial at the location where Telemaque was killed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Man fatally shot in East Flatbush