A MAN has been charged in connection with the murder of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh.

The actor and hardman, 48, died after being shot on the steps of his basement apartment on Chester Street, in Edinburgh, on April 17.

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Police Scotland confirmed a 28-year-old man will appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court tomorrow.

The dad was returning home from his Holyrood Boxing gym when he fatally injured.

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The suspect has also been charged with the attempted murder of a 48-year-old man and the serious assault of a 22-year-old man in Pitcairn Grove, Edinburgh, on March 13.

A police spokesman said: "Members of the public are thanked for their assistance with both of these investigations."