The 27 year-old Nicholas Telemaque, was shot several times in Brooklyn, New York on East Street and Farragut Road on 5th July on Monday night 2:40 AM, after he left the C-PAC nightclub, According to the New York Post, he was shot just five blocks away from his home.
The family believe Nicholas Telemaque was not the intended victim in the shooting as he did not mix with gang members.
July 5th, 2011 Nicki Minaj revealed on Twitter that her young cousin was murdered yesterday on 4th July.
A woman who attended his funeral said she'd never seen Saint Vincent Ferrer Church so filled with mourners. "I can't really express how it felt, but between tears we celebrated Nicholas and he went home,” the woman said. “It was just a beautiful funeral. The pews were filled with mourners. The church was packed."
Sadly there has been no arrests that have been made in connection with the shooting.