SCOTLAND (CelebrityAccess) – “Trainspotting 2” star Bradley Welsh was fatally shot in Scotland Wednesday evening (April 17), according to the Associated Press.
Police said they were called to an incident in the city at around 8:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. ET), where they found a man seriously injured. Welsh later died at the scene.
Welsh, who was born in Moredun, a district of Edinburgh, starred alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle in 2017’s T2 Trainspotting, playing the role of gangland figure Mr Doyle. He has also appeared on TV series “Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men.”
Irvine Welsh, the writer of the Trainspotting novel on which the first movie was based, tweeted his condolences saying: “My heart is broken. Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. Thanks for making me a better person and helping me to see the world in a kinder and wiser way.”
Welsh was 42-years-old. Police are treating his death as suspicious.