T2 Trainspotting Actor Bradley Welsh Shot and Killed Near His Home

PEOPLE.com | 4/17/2019 | Staff
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T2 Trainspotting star and former boxer Bradley Welsh is dead following a shooting near his home in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 42.

The incident took place at about 8 p.m. U.K. time on Wednesday. Welsh was found “seriously injured in the street and sadly passed away at the scene,” according to a statement by the Edinburgh Police Division on Facebook.

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“His death is being treated as suspicious and inquiries are continuing,” the statement continued. “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.”

It added, “Anyone who believes they have any relevant information should contact police immediately.”

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Welsh appeared as the kingpin Doyle in Danny Boyle’s 2017 sequel to his classic 1996 film Trainspotting. It was his first professional acting role.

In a 2017 interview with The Sun, he spoke about his “criminal past as a young football hooligan” and how he changed his life around.

“I then went...
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