Bradley Welsh murder: Tributes to Edinburgh boxer and Trainspotting 2 star in pictures
Tributes have been flooding in today for Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh after he was shot dead in Edinburgh’s Chester Street last night.
By The Newsroom
Thursday, 18th April 2019, 5:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 6:09 pm
Police have launched a murder investigation into the death of the 48-year-old, with officers telling a press conference that the attacker may have run off towards Walker Street. Since the shooting, several tributes have been left at the scene of the crime and outside of Bradley’s Holyrood Boxing Gym.
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Hibs scarves and tops are tied to the railings close to the murder scene on Chester Street. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
This message reads: "Brad, Edinburgh is empty today, you will be missed brother."
A message on this card reads: "Thank you for everything. Edinburgh has lost a legend and I've lost a friend. Ambi xxx."
A teddy bear wearing a Hibs scarf and a green and white boxing glove with the message RIP Brad.
A message from Cody McManus says: "Brad, we all will miss you, good luck in the new life. Love from Cody."
The message on this card reads: "This card has not enough space to describe you, Brad! You will be missed."
The scene outside of Bradley's Holyrood Boxing Gym.
A lone boxing glove hangs from outside of Bradley's gym, with a message from Cody McManus.
A bouquet of flowers with a drawing of a green coloured boxing glove in tribute to Bradley Welsh
A man kneels by the floral tributes on Chester Street.
A flag hangs outside of Bradley's gym for people to leave their messages.
Another floral tribute outside of the Holyrood Boxing Gym.
Another message from a fellow Hibs fan describes Bradley as a "true gent" "inspiration to the youth of today."