Bradley Welsh: Trainspotting 2 actor shot dead in Edinburgh aged 42

Bradley Welsh: Trainspotting 2 actor shot dead in Edinburgh aged 42

Officers will continue to provide a high-visibility presence in the area to engage with the public, offer reassurance and gather information that can assist with this investigation.

He also made an appearance in the 00s documentary series Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men, hosted EastEnders' Danny Dyer. He was 42 years old.

Bradley and Irvine Welsh are not related. Then they said they've got a scene for me and Danny asked, "Will you try out for a part?"

Police are treating the death as suspicious and are asking witnesses to contact them with any relevant information.

Police at the scene of the shooting of Trainspotting 2 movie actor Bradley Welsh, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday April 18, 2019.

Welsh starred as gangland figure Mr Doyle in T2 Trainspotting alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle.

The documentary series profiled some of the most unsafe men in the United Kingdom, and Welsh was featured on the sixth episode of the second season.

He was a positive force in his neighbor where he ran a boxing gym and helped youths stay out of trouble.

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Bradley Welsh died on the spot in the affluent neighborhood of Edinburgh where he was shot.

"I told Danny he could film in my gym which he said would be "perfect".

"I had never done anything like that before".

He added, "I remember how he turned my actors in the play "A Cock And Bull Story" into believeable [sic] boxers in just two sessions".

The author paid tribute to his "beautiful friend" on Twitter.

We'll update as more details come to light, but in the meantime, our thoughts go out to Welsh's family and friends at this time.

One woman, who did not want to be named, said she was in her flat across the road from the incident when she heard a "massive bang". "Our coach, our motivator but most importantly our friend, Brad Welsh". Goodbye my awesome and handsome friend.

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